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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
 
NUMBER:8145
AUTHOR:Nixon Waterman (1859– ?)
QUOTATION:Though life is made up of mere bubbles,
  ’T is better than many aver,
For while we’ve a whole lot of troubles,
  The most of them never occur. 1 
ATTRIBUTION:Shreds and Patches.
 
Note 1.
See Disraeli, page 628, Lowell, page 741, and Foss, page 839. [back]
 

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