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Hoyt & Roberts, comps.  Hoyt’s New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations.  1922.
 
Narcissus
 
  If thou hast a loaf of bread, sell half and buy the flowers of the narcissus; for bread nourisheth the body, but the flowers of the narcissus the soul.
        Oswald Crawfurd—Round the Calendar in Portugal. P. 114. Quoting it from Mohammed.
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