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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
 
NUMBER:6953
AUTHOR:Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809–1894)
QUOTATION:  One unquestioned text we read,
All doubt beyond, all fear above;
Nor crackling pile nor cursing creed 1 
  Can burn or blot it—God is love.
ATTRIBUTION:What we all think.
 
Note 1.
Browning: Paracelsus. God! Thou art love! I build my faith on that. [back]
 

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