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C.N. Douglas, comp.  Forty Thousand Quotations: Prose and Poetical.  1917.
 
Absurdity
 
  Absurdity refutes itself.
Bartholin.    
  1
  Do not sanction an absurdity.
Mme. de Genlis.    
  2
  The greater absurdities are, the more strongly they evince the falsity of that supposition from whence they flow.
Atterbury.    
  3
  Absurdities die of self-strangulation.
Haliburton.    
  4
  Every absurdity has a champion to defend it.
Goldsmith.    
  5
  Absurdities are great or small in proportion to custom or insuetude.
Landor.    
  6
  Of all the authorities to which men can be called to submit, the wisdom of our ancestors is the most whimsically absurd.
Jeremy Taylor.    
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