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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
 
NUMBER:4464
AUTHOR:William Cowper (1731–1800)
QUOTATION:When one that holds communion with the skies
Has fill’d his urn where these pure waters rise,
And once more mingles with us meaner things,
’T is e’en as if an angel shook his wings.
ATTRIBUTION:Charity. Line 435.
 

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