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Bartlett's Familiar Quotations

A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced to Their Sources in Ancient and Modern Literature


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Author: John Donne
He was the Word, that spake it:
He took the bread and brake it;
And what that Word did make it,
I do believe and take it.
Divine Poems. On the Sacrament.

Author: John Donne
We understood
Her by her sight; her pure and eloquent blood
Spoke in her cheeks, and so distinctly wrought
That one might almost say her body thought.
Funeral Elegies. On the Death of Mistress Drury.

Author: John Donne
She and comparisons are odious.
Elegy 8. The Comparison.

Author: John Donne
Who are a little wise the best fools be.
The Triple Fool.



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