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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
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Dante Alighieri. (1265–1321)
 
9200
    All hope abandon, ye who enter here.
          Hell. Canto iii. Line 9.
9201
    The wretched souls of those who lived
Without or praise or blame.
          Hell. Canto iii. Line 34.
9202
    No greater grief than to remember days
Of joy when misery is at hand. 1
          Hell. Canto v. Line 121.
 
François Villon. (1431–1463?)
 
9203
    Where are the snows of last year? 2
          Des Dames du Temps jadis. i.
9204
    I know everything except myself.
          Autre Ballade. i.
9205
    Good talkers are only found in Paris.
          Des Femmes de Paris. ii.
 
Michelangelo Buonarroti. (1475–1564)
 
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    As when, O lady mine!
With chiselled touch
The stone unhewn and cold
Becomes a living mould.
The more the marble wastes,
The more the statue grows.
          Sonnet.
 
Note 1.
See Longfellow, Quotation 56. [back]
Note 2.
But where is last year’s snow? This was the greatest care that Villon, the Parisian poet, took.—Francis Rabelais: book ii, chap. xiv. [back]
 

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