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The World’s Wit and Humor: An Encyclopedia in 15 Volumes.  1906.
Vol. XV: Greek—Roman—Oriental
 
Civility
Anonymous Chinese Author (18th Century)
 
YOU ask me why I greet the priest,
  But not his god;
The god sits mute, the man at least
  Returns my nod.
 
 
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