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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
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Mathew Henry. (1662–1714) (continued)
 
3077
    Those that are above business.
          Commentaries. Matthew xx.
3078
    Better late than never. 1
          Commentaries. Matthew xxi.
3079
    Saying and doing are two things.
          Commentaries. Matthew xxi.
3080
    Judas had given them the slip.
          Commentaries. Matthew xxii.
3081
    After a storm comes a calm.
          Commentaries. Acts ix.
3082
    Men of polite learning and a liberal education.
          Commentaries. Acts x.
3083
    It is good news, worthy of all acceptation; and yet not too good to be true.
          Commentaries. Timothy i.
3084
    It is not fit the public trusts should be lodged in the hands of any, till they are first proved and found fit for the business they are to be entrusted with. 2
          Commentaries. Timothy iii.
 
Richard Bentley. (1662–1742)
 
3085
    It is a maxim with me that no man was ever written out of reputation but by himself.
          Monk’s Life of Bentley. Page 90.
3086
    “Whatever is, is not,” is the maxim of the anarchist, as often as anything comes across him in the shape of a law which he happens not to like. 3
          Declaration of Rights.
3087
    The fortuitous or casual concourse of atoms. 4
          Sermons, vii. Works, Vol. iii. p. 147 (1692).
 
Note 1.
See Heywood, Quotation 52. [back]
Note 2.
See Appendix, Quotation 45. [back]
Note 3.
See Dryden, Quotation 91. [back]
Note 4.
That fortuitous concourse of atoms.—Review of Sir Robert Peel’s Address. Quarterly Review, vol. liii. p. 270 (1835).

In this article a party was described as a fortuitous concourse of atoms,—a phrase supposed to have been used for the first time many years afterwards by Lord John Russell.—Croker Papers, vol. ii. p. 54. [back]
 

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