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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
 
NUMBER:4566
AUTHOR:Beilby Porteus (1731–1808)
QUOTATION:One murder made a villain,
Millions a hero. Princes were privileged
To kill, and numbers sanctified the crime. 1
ATTRIBUTION:Death. Line 154.
 
Note 1.
See Young, Quotation 69. [back]
 

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