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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
 
NUMBER:4224
AUTHOR:William B. Rhodes (c. 1790)
QUOTATION:Who dares this pair of boots displace,
Must meet Bombastes face to face. 1
ATTRIBUTION:Bombastes Furioso. Act i. Sc. 4.
 
Note 1.
Let none but he these arms displace,
Who dares Orlando’s fury face.
Cervantes: Don Quixote, part ii. chap. lxvi.

Ray: Proverbs. Thomas: English Prose Romance, page 85. [back]
 

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