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Hoyt & Roberts, comps.  Hoyt’s New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations.  1922.
 
Quality
 
  Things that have a common quality ever quickly seek their kind.
        Marcus Aurelius—Meditations. Ch. IX. 9.
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A demd, damp, moist, unpleasant body!
        Dickens—Nicholas Nickelby. Ch. XXXIV.
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Hard as a piece of the nether millstone.
        Job. XLI. 24.
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  Ye are the salt of the earth: but if the salt have lost his savour, wherewith shall it be salted?
        Matthew. V. 13.
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Fine by defect, and delicately weak.
        Pope—Moral Essays. Ep. II. L. 43.
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That air and harmony of shape express,
Fine by degrees, and beautifully less.
        Prior—Henry and Emma. L. 432.
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Come, give us a taste of your quality.
        Hamlet. Act II. Sc. 2. L. 451.
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  Innocence in genius, and candor in power, are both noble qualities.
        Madame de Staël—Germany. Pt. II. Ch. VIII.
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Nothing endures but personal qualities.
        Walt Whitman—Leaves of Grass. Song of the Broad-Axe. St. 4.
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