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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
 
NUMBER:6158
AUTHOR:Thomas Babington, Lord Macaulay (1800–1859)
QUOTATION:  There were gentlemen and there were seamen in the navy of Charles II. But the seamen were not gentlemen, and the gentlemen were not seamen.
ATTRIBUTION:History of England. Vol. i. Chap. ii.
 

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