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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
 
NUMBER:3358
AUTHOR:Edward Young (1683–1765)
QUOTATION:And waste their music on the savage race. 1
ATTRIBUTION:Love of Fame. Satire v. Line 228.
 
Note 1.
And waste their sweetness on the desert air.—Thomas Gray: Elegy, stanza 14. Charles Churchill: Gotham, book ii. line 20. [back]
 

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