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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
 
NUMBER:8935
AUTHOR:Epictetus (A.D. c. 50–c. 138)
QUOTATION:Yet God hath not only granted these faculties, by which we may bear every event without being depressed or broken by it, but like a good prince and a true father, hath placed their exercise above restraint, compulsion, or hindrance, and wholly without our own control.
ATTRIBUTION:Discourses. Chap. vi.
 

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