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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Age (The)
 
The glory and the scandal of the age.
        Oldham.—Satire against poetry. (Alluding to Butler.)
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At length Erasmus, that great injured name,
The glory of the priesthood, and the shame.
        Pope.—On Criticism, Part III, Line 694.
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Of some for glory such the boundless rage,
That they’ve the blackest scandal of the age.
        Dr. Young.—Satire IV. Line 65.
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