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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
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Douglas William Jerrold. (1803–1857)
 
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      He is one of those wise philanthropists who in a time of famine would vote for nothing but a supply of toothpicks.
          Douglas Jerrold’s Wit.
6214
      The surest way to hit a woman’s heart is to take aim kneeling.
          Douglas Jerrold’s Wit.
6215
      That fellow would vulgarize the day of judgment.
          A comic Author.
6216
      The best thing I know between France and England is the sea.
          The Anglo-French Alliance.
6217
      The life of the husbandman,—a life fed by the bounty of earth and sweetened by the airs of heaven.
          The Husbandman’s Life.
6218
      Some people are so fond of ill-luck that they run half-way to meet it.
          Meeting Troubles half-way.
6219
      Earth is here [Australia] so kind, that just tickle her with a hoe and she laughs with a harvest.
          A Land of Plenty.
6220
      The ugliest of trades have their moments of pleasure. Now, if I were a grave-digger, or even a hangman, there are some people I could work for with a great deal of enjoyment.
          Ugly Trades.
6221
      A blessed companion is a book,—a book that fitly chosen is a life-long friend.
          Books.
6222
      He was so good he would pour rose-water on a toad.
          A charitable Man.
6223
      As for the brandy, “nothing extenuate;” and the water, put nought in it malice.
          Shakespeare Grog.
6224
      Talk to him of Jacob’s ladder, and he would ask the number of the steps.
          A matter-of-fact Man.
6225
      That questionable superfluity—small beer.
          The Tragedy of the Till.
 

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