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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
 
NUMBER:2083
AUTHOR:Joseph Hall (1574–1656)
QUOTATION:Death borders upon our birth, and our cradle stands in the grave. 1
ATTRIBUTION:Epistles. Dec. iii. Ep. 2.
 
Note 1.
And cradles rock us nearer to the tomb.
Our birth is nothing but our death begun.
Edward Young: Night Thoughts, night v. line 718. [back]
 

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