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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
 
NUMBER:5303
AUTHOR:Robert Southey (1774–1843)
QUOTATION:He passed a cottage with a double coach-house,—
  A cottage of gentility;
    And he owned with a grin,
    That his favourite sin
  Is pride that apes humility. 1
ATTRIBUTION:The Devil’s Walk. Stanza 8.
 
Note 1.
See Coleridge, Quotation 38. [back]
 

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