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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
 
NUMBER:8919
AUTHOR:Plutarch (A.D. 46?–A.D. c. 120)
QUOTATION:He is a fool who lets slip a bird in the hand for a bird in the bush. 1
ATTRIBUTION:Of Garrulity.
 
Note 1.
See Heywood, Quotation 67. [back]
 

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