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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
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Appendix.
 
10408
    All the brothers were valiant, and all the sisters virtuous.
          From the inscription on the tomb of the Duchess of Newcastle in Westminster Abbey.
10409
    Am I not a man and a brother?
          From a medallion by Wedgwood (1787), representing a negro in chains, with one knee on the ground, and both hands lifted up to heaven. This was adopted as a characteristic seal by the Antislavery Society of London.
10410
    Anything for a quiet life.
          Title of a play by Middleton.
10411
    Art and part.
          A Scotch law-phrase,—an accessory before and after the fact. A man is said to be art and part of a crime when he contrives the manner of the deed, and concurs with and encourages those who commit the crime, although he does not put his own hand to the actual execution of it.—Sir Walter Scott: Tales of a Grandfather, chap. xxii. (Execution of Morton.)
10412
    Art preservative of all arts.
          From the inscription upon the façade of the house at Harlem formerly occupied by Laurent Koster (or Coster), who is charged, among others, with the invention of printing. Mention is first made of this inscription about 1628:—
10413
    As gingerly.
          George Chapman: May Day.William Shakespeare: Two Gentlemen of Verona.
10414
    Be sure you are right, then go ahead.
          The motto of David Crockett in the war of 1812.
 

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