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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
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Samuel Foote. (1720–1777)
 
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    He made him a hut, wherein he did put
The carcass of Robinson Crusoe.
  O poor Robinson Crusoe!
          The Mayor of Garratt. Act i. Sc. 1.
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    Born in a cellar, and living in a garret. 1
          The Author. Act ii.
 
James Fordyce. (1720–1796)
 
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    Henceforth the majesty of God revere;
Fear Him, and you have nothing else to fear. 2
          Answer to a Gentleman who apologized to the Author for Swearing.
 
Mark Akenside. (1721–1770)
 
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    Such and so various are the tastes of men.
          Pleasures of the Imagination. Book iii. Line 567.
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      Than Timoleon’s arms require,
And Tully’s curule chair, and Milton’s golden lyre.
          Ode. On a Sermon against Glory. Stanza ii.
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    The man forget not, though in rags he lies,
And know the mortal through a crown’s disguise.
          Epistle to Curio.
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    Seeks painted trifles and fantastic toys,
And eagerly pursues imaginary joys.
          The Virtuoso. Stanza x.
 
Note 1.
See Congreve, Quotation 7.

Born in the garret, in the kitchen bred.—Lord Byron: A Sketch. [back]
Note 2.
Je crains Dieu, cher Abner, et n’ai point d’autre crainte (I fear God, dear Abner, and I have no ther fear).—Racine: Athalie, act i. sc. 1 (1639–1699).


From Piety, whose soul sincere

Fears God, and knows no other fear.—W. Smyth: Ode for the Installation of the Duke of Gloucester as Chancellor of Cambridge. [back]
 

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