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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
 
NUMBER:9599
AUTHOR:François Marie Arouet de Voltaire (1694–1778)
QUOTATION:It is said that God is always on the side of the heaviest battalions. 1
ATTRIBUTION:Letter to M. le Riche, Feb. 6, 1770.
 
Note 1.
See Gibbon, Quotation 6.

Bussy Rabutin: Lettres, iv. 91. Sévigne: Lettre à sa Fille, p. 202. Tacitus: Historia, iv. 17. Terence: Phormio, i. 4. 26. [back]
 

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