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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
Theodore Parker. (1810–1860)
 
 
1
      Truth never yet fell dead in the streets; it has such affinity with the soul of man, the seed however broadcast will catch somewhere and produce its hundredfold.
          A Discourse of Matters Pertaining to Religion.
2
      Truth stood on one side and Ease on the other; it has often been so.
          A Discourse of Matters Pertaining to Religion.
3
      Man never falls so low that he can see nothing higher than himself.
          Essay. A Lesson for the Day.
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      A democracy,—that is a government of all the people, by all the people, for all the people; 1 of course, a government of the principles of eternal justice, the unchanging law of God; for shortness’ sake I will call it the idea of Freedom.
          The American Idea: Speech at N. E. Anti-Slavery Convention, Boston, May 29, 1850.
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      All men desire to be immortal.
          A Sermon on the Immortal Life. Sept. 20, 1846.
 
Note 1.
See Daniel Webster, page 532. Also see Abraham Lincoln, page 661. [back]
 

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