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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
 
NUMBER:4738
AUTHOR:Robert Burns (1759–1796)
QUOTATION:From scenes like these old Scotia’s grandeur springs,
  That makes her loved at home, revered abroad:
Princes and lords are but the breath of kings,
  ”An honest man ’s the noblest work of God.” 1
ATTRIBUTION:The Cotter’s Saturday Night.
 
Note 1.
See Fletcher, Quotation 3. [back]
 

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