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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
Mark Akenside. (1721–1770)
 
 
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    Such and so various are the tastes of men.
          Pleasures of the Imagination. Book iii. Line 567.
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      Than Timoleon’s arms require,
And Tully’s curule chair, and Milton’s golden lyre.
          Ode. On a Sermon against Glory. Stanza ii.
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    The man forget not, though in rags he lies,
And know the mortal through a crown’s disguise.
          Epistle to Curio.
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    Seeks painted trifles and fantastic toys,
And eagerly pursues imaginary joys.
          The Virtuoso. Stanza x.
 

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