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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
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Benjamin, Earl of Beaconsfield Disraeli. (1804–1881) (continued)
 
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      A public man of light and leading.
          Sybil. Book v. Chap. i.
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      The Youth of a Nation are the trustees of Posterity.
          Sybil. Book vi. Chap. xiii.
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      Debt is the prolific mother of folly and of crime.
          Henrietta Temple. Book ii. Chap. i.
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      What we anticipate seldom occurs; 1 what we least expected generally happens.
          Henrietta Temple. Book ii. Chap. iv.
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      Time is the great physician.
          Henrietta Temple. Book vi. Chap. ix.
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      Nature has given us two ears but only one mouth.
          Henrietta Temple. Book vi. Chap. xxiv.
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      Youth is a blunder; manhood a struggle; old age a regret.
          Coningsby. Book iii. Chap. i.
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      Almost everything that is great has been done by youth.
          Coningsby. Book iii. Chap. i.
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      Nurture your mind with great thoughts. To believe in the heroic makes heroes.
          Coningsby. Book iii. Chap. i.
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      The frigid theories of a generalizing age.
          Coningsby. Book ix. Chap. vii.
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      He was fresh and full of faith that “something would turn up.”
          Tancred. Book iii. Chap. vi.
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      Everything comes if a man will only wait. 2 
          Tancred. Book iv. Chap. viii. (1847).
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      The world is wearied of statesmen whom democracy has degraded into politicians.
          Lothair. Chap. xvii.
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      That when a man fell into his anecdotage, it was a sign for him to retire.
          Lothair. Chap. xxviii.
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      Every woman should marry—and no man.
          Lothair. Chap. xxx.
 
Note 1.
See S. W. Foss, page 839. [back]
Note 2.
See Emerson, page 617.

All things come round to him who will but wait.—Longfellow: Tales of a Wayside Inn. The Student’s Tale. (1862). [back]
 

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