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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
 
NUMBER:4190
AUTHOR:Thomas Gray (1716–1771)
QUOTATION:But Knowledge to their eyes her ample page,
  Rich with the spoils of time, did ne’er unroll; 1
Chill penury repress’d their noble rage,
  And froze the genial current of the soul.
ATTRIBUTION:Elegy in a Country Churchyard. Stanza 13.
 
Note 1.
See Sir Thomas Browne, Quotation 2. [back]
 

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