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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
Ralph Venning. (1620(?)–1673)
 
 
1
    All the beauty of the world, ’t is but skin deep. 1
          Orthodoxe Paradoxes. (Third edition, 1650.) The Triumph of Assurance, p. 41.
2
    They spare the rod, and spoyle the child. 2
          Mysteries and Revelations, p. 5. (1649.)
 
Note 1.
Many a dangerous temptation comes to us in fine gay colours that are but skin-deep.—Mathew Henry: Commentaries. Genesis iii. [back]
Note 2.
See Skelton, Quotation 1. [back]
 

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