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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
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Terence. (c. 185 or c. 195– B.C.)
 
8531
    Do not they bring it to pass by knowing that they know nothing at all?
          Andria. The Prologue. 17.
8532
    Of surpassing beauty and in the bloom of youth.
          Andria. Act i. Sc. 1, 45. (72.)
8533
    Hence these tears.
          Andria. Act i. Sc. 1, 99. (126.)
8534
    That is a true proverb which is wont to be commonly quoted, that “all had rather it were well for themselves than for another.”
          Andria. Act ii. Sc. 5, 15. (426.)
8535
    The quarrels of lovers are the renewal of love. 1
          Andria. Act iii. Sc. 3, 23. (555.)
8536
    Look you, I am the most concerned in my own interests. 2
          Andria. Act iv. Sc. 1, 12. (636.)
8537
    In fine, nothing is said now that has not been said before.
          Eunuchus. The Prologue. 41.
8538
    It is up with you; all is over; you are ruined.
          Eunuchus. Act i. Sc. 1, 9. (54.)
8539
    If I could believe that this was said sincerely, I could put up with anything.
          Eunuchus. Act i. Sc. 2, 96. (176.)
8540
    Immortal gods! how much does one man excel another! What a difference there is between a wise person and a fool!
          Eunuchus. Act ii. Sc. 2, 1. (232.)
8541
    I have everything, yet have nothing; and although I possess nothing, still of nothing am I in want. 3
          Eunuchus. Act ii. Sc. 2, 12. (243.)
 
Note 1.
See Edwards, Quotation 1. [back]
Note 2.
Equivalent to our sayings, “Charity begins at home;” “Take care of Number One.” [back]
Note 3.
See Wotton, Quotation 3. [back]
 

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