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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
 
NUMBER:6928
AUTHOR:Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809–1894)
QUOTATION:You think they are crusaders sent
  From some infernal clime,
To pluck the eyes of sentiment
  And dock the tail of Rhyme,
To crack the voice of Melody
  And break the legs of Time.
ATTRIBUTION:The Music Grinders.
 

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