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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
 
NUMBER:6944
AUTHOR:Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809–1894)
QUOTATION:Good to the heels the well-worn slipper feels
  When the tired player shuffles off the buskin;
A page of Hood may do a fellow good
  After a scolding from Carlyle or Ruskin.
ATTRIBUTION:How not to settle it.
 

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