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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
 
NUMBER:3249
AUTHOR:Nicholas Rowe (1674–1718)
QUOTATION:As if Misfortune made the throne her seat,
And none could be unhappy but the great. 1
ATTRIBUTION:The Fair Penitent. Prologue.
 
Note 1.
None think the great unhappy, but the great—Edward Young: The Love of Fame, satire 1, line 238. [back]
 

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