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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
 
NUMBER:8756
AUTHOR:Plutarch (A.D. 46?–A.D. c. 120)
QUOTATION:As geographers, Sosius, crowd into the edges of their maps parts of the world which they do not know about, adding notes in the margin to the effect that beyond this lies nothing but sandy deserts full of wild beasts, and unapproachable bogs. 1
ATTRIBUTION:Life of Theseus.
 
Note 1.
See Swift, Quotation 2. [back]
 

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