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If we steal thoughts from the moderns, it will be cried down as plagiarism; if from the ancients, it will be cried up as erudition.
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Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay
Authors, 544; Subjects, 572; Quotations, 8991
 
Compiled by S. Austin Allibone
 
These often lengthy selections from the best of English prose innovators satisfy the researcher looking for in-depth reflections and the writer looking for the best sentences ever written.
 
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CONTENTS
Bibliographic Record    Preface

PHILADELPHIA: J. B. LIPPINCOTT & Co., 1880
NEW YORK: BARTLEBY.COM, 2011

 
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