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James Wood, comp.  Dictionary of Quotations.  1899.
  All that tread the globe are but a handful to the tribes that slumber in its bosom.  1
  Deliverer, God hath appointed thee to free the oppressed and crush the oppressor.  2
  Eloquence is the poetry of prose.  3
  God hath anointed thee to free the oppressed and crush the oppressor.  4
  God hath yoked to Guilt her pale tormentor, Misery.  5
  Knowledge is the material with which genius builds her fabrics.  6
  Old age is wise for itself, but not wise for the community.  7
  Poetry is the worst mask in the world behind which folly and stupidity could attempt to hide their features.  8
  The elements of poetry lie in natural objects, in the vicissitudes of human life, in the emotions of the human heart, and the relations of man to man.  9
  The press is a mill which grinds all that is put into its hopper.  10

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