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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
 
NUMBER:6784
AUTHOR:Alfred Tennyson Tennyson (1809–1892)
QUOTATION:But for the unquiet heart and brain
  A use in measured language lies;
  The sad mechanic exercise
Like dull narcotics numbing pain.
ATTRIBUTION:In Memoriam. v. Stanza 2.
 

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