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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Errors
 
If to her share some female errors fall,
Look on her face, and you’ll forget ’em all.
        Pope.—Rape of the Lock, Canto II.
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Spare his error for his virtue’s sake.
        Whitehead.—Prol. to the Orphan of China.
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Errors, like straws upon the surface flow;
He who would search for pearls, must dive below.
        Dryden.—Prol. to All for Love, Line 25.
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Straw-like trifles on life’s common stream.
        Dr. Young.—Night 2nd, Line 78.
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