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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
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Lord Lyttleton. (1709–1773)
 
4111
    For his chaste Muse employ’d her heaven-taught lyre
None but the noblest passions to inspire,
Not one immoral, one corrupted thought,
One line which, dying, he could wish to blot.
          Prologue to Thomson’s Coriolanus.
4112
    Women, like princes, find few real friends.
          Advice to a Lady.
4113
    What is your sex’s earliest, latest care,
Your heart’s supreme ambition? To be fair.
          Advice to a Lady.
4114
    The lover in the husband may be lost.
          Advice to a Lady.
4115
    How much the wife is dearer than the bride.
          An Irregular Ode.
4116
    None without hope e’er lov’d the brightest fair,
But love can hope where reason would despair.
          Epigram.
4117
    Where none admire, ’t is useless to excel;
Where none are beaux, ’t is vain to be a belle.
          Soliloquy on a Beauty in the Country.
4118
    Alas! by some degree of woe
  We every bliss must gain;
The heart can ne’er a transport know
  That never feels a pain.
          Song.
 
Edward Moore. (1712–1757)
 
4119
    Can’t I another’s face commend,
And to her virtues be a friend,
But instantly your forehead lowers,
As if her merit lessen’d yours?
          The Farmer, the Spaniel, and the Cat. Fable ix.
 

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