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BEING AN ATTEMPT TO TRACE TO
PASSAGES AND PHRASES
IN COMMON USE.
BY JOHN BARTLETT.
“I have gathered a posie of other men's flowers, and nothing but
Entered according to act of Congress, in the year 1875, by
JOHN BARTLETT, In the Office of the Librarian of Congress, at Washington,
REZIN A. WIGHT, Esq.
capiftof The People of the United States
Through the Victory Book Campaign
(A. L. A. – A. R. C. – U. S. O.) To the Armed Forces and Merchant Marine
In this edition of “Familiar Quotations," many authors are cited who have not been represented in any former edition, and numerous phrases added which have been gathered by patient gleanings from the old fields.
To the quotations from Shakespeare more than three hundred lines have been added ; and those from Emerson, Gibbon, Johnson, Lamb, Lowell, Macaulay, Montgomery, Pope, and other authors, have been largely increased in number.
The notes and appendix contain much new matter, and the index has been carefully revised as well as enlarged.
CAMBRIDGE June, 1875.