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James Wood, comp.  Dictionary of Quotations.  1899.
 
T. Hughes
 
  Covetousness, like jealousy, when it has once taken root, never leaves a man but with his life.  1
  Gaming finds a man a cully and leaves him a knave.  2
  Mere bashfulness without merit is awkward, and merit without modesty insolent; but modest merit has a double claim to acceptance.  3
 
 
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