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James Wood, comp.  Dictionary of Quotations.  1899.
Sir Egerton Brydges
  Duty by habit is to pleasure turn’d; / He is content who to obey has learn’d.  1
  He who is lord of himself, and exists upon his own resources, is a noble but a rare being.  2
  “Nil admirari” is the motto which men of the world always affect, thinking it vulgar to wonder or be enthusiastic.  3
  The glory dies not, and the grief is past.  4
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