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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
Quintilian. (A.D. c. 35–A.D. c. 95)
 
 
1
    We give to necessity the praise of virtue. 1
          Institutiones Oratoriæ. i. 8, 14.
2
    A liar should have a good memory. 2
          Institutiones Oratoriæ. iv. 2, 91.
3
    Vain hopes are often like the dreams of those who wake. 3
          Institutiones Oratoriæ. vi. 2, 30.
4
    Those who wish to appear wise among fools, among the wise seem foolish. 4
          Institutiones Oratoriæ. x. 7, 21.
 
Note 1.
See Chaucer, Quotation 22. [back]
Note 2.
See Sidney, Quotation 2. [back]
Note 3.
See Prior, Quotation 17. [back]
Note 4.
See Pope, Quotation 200. [back]
 

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