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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
Seneca. (c. 3 B.C.–A.D.65)
 
 
1
    Not lost, but gone before. 1
          Epistolæ. 63, 16.
2
    Whom they have injured they also hate. 2
          De Ira. ii. 33.
3
    Fire is the test of gold; adversity, of strong men. 3
          De Providentia. 5, 9.
4
    There is no great genius without a tincture of madness. 4
          De Tranquillitate Animi. 17.
5
    Do you seek Alcides’ equal? None is, except himself. 5
          Hercules Furens. i. 1, 84.
6
    Successful and fortunate crime is called virtue. 6
          Hercules Furens. i. 1, 255.
7
    A good man possesses a kingdom. 7
          Thyestes. 380.
8
    I do not distinguish by the eye, but by the mind, which is the proper judge of the man. 8
          On a Happy Life. 2. (L’Estrange’s Abstract, Chap. i.)
 
Note 1.
See Rogers, Quotation 8. [back]
Note 2.
See Dryden, Quotation 83. [back]
Note 3.
See Beaumont and Fletcher, Quotation 8. [back]
Note 4.
See Dryden, Quotation 5. [back]
Note 5.
See Theobald, Quotation 1. [back]
Note 6.
See Harrington, Quotation 1. [back]
Note 7.
See Dyer, Quotation 1. [back]
Note 8.
See Watts, Quotation 23. [back]
 

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