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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
 
NUMBER:8979
AUTHOR:Tacitus (A.D. c. 55–A.D. c. 117)
QUOTATION:Some might consider him as too fond of fame; for the desire of glory clings even to the best men longer than any other passion. 1
ATTRIBUTION:Historiæ. iv. 6.
 
Note 1.
See Milton, Quotation 277. [back]
 

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