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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Moral
 
He left the name at which the world grew pale,
To point a moral or adorn a tale.
        Dr. Johnson.—Vanity of Human Wishes, Line 221.
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Our stage-play has a moral—and, no doubt,
You all have sense enough to find it out.
        Gay.—What do Ye Call it? Epilogue.
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