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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Mankind
 
Mankind by various arts ascend
The paths to eminence that tend.
        Wheelwright’s Pindar.—Nemean, Ode I. Line 35.
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And by th’ indulgent powers of heaven,
Success in various paths is given.
        Wheelwright’s Pindar.—Olympic, Ode V. Line 20.
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At common births the world feels nothing new;
At these she shakes; mankind lives in a few.
        Ben Jonson.—Prince Henry’s Barriers.
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