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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
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Old Testament. (continued)
 
10133
    When I was born I drew in the common air, and fell upon the earth, which is of like nature, and the first voice which I uttered was crying, as all others do. 1
          Wisdom of Solomon vii. 3.
10134
    Observe the opportunity.
          Ecclesiasticus iv. 20.
10135
    Be not ignorant of anything in a great matter or a small.
          Ecclesiasticus v. 15.
10136
    Whatsoever thou takest in hand, remember the end, and thou shalt never do amiss.
          Ecclesiasticus vii. 36.
10137
    Miss not the discourse of the elders.
          Ecclesiasticus viii. 9.
10138
    Forsake not an old friend, for the new is not comparable unto him. A new friend is as new wine: when it is old thou shalt drink it with pleasure.
          Ecclesiasticus ix. 10.
10139
    He that toucheth pitch shall be defiled therewith.
          Ecclesiasticus xiii. 1.
10140
    He will laugh thee to scorn.
          Ecclesiasticus xiii. 7.
10141
    Gladness of heart is the life of man, and the joyfulness of a man prolongeth his days.
          Ecclesiasticus xxx. 22.
10142
    Consider that I laboured not for myself only, but for all them that seek learning.
          Ecclesiasticus xxxiii. 17.
10143
    For of the most High cometh healing.
          Ecclesiasticus xxxviii. 2.
10144
    Whose talk is of bullocks.
          Ecclesiasticus xxxviii. 25.
10145
    These were honoured in their generations, and were the glory of the times.
          Ecclesiasticus xliv. 7.
10146
    There be of them that have left a name behind them.
          Ecclesiasticus xliv. 8.
10147
    Nicanor lay dead in his harness.
          2 Maccabees xv. 28.
10148
    If I have done well, and as is fitting,… it is that which I desired; but if slenderly and meanly, it is that which I could attain unto.
          2 Maccabees 38.
 
Note 1.
See Pliny, Quotation 6. [back]
 

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