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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Priests
 
Led so grossly by this meddling priest,
Dreading the curse that money may buy out.
        Shakespeare.—King John, Act III. Scene 1.
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A wealthy priest, but rich without a fault.
        Pope.—The Iliad, Book V. Line 16.
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First among the priests dissension springs,
Men who attend the altar, and should most
Endeavour peace.
        Milton.—Paradise Lost, Book XII.
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’Tis thought that earth is most obliged to priests for bodies, than heaven for souls.
        Lee.—Œdipus, Act III.
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