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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Butterfly
 
Satire or sense, alas! can Sporus feel?
Who breaks a butterfly upon a wheel!
        Pope.—Epi. to Arbuthnot, Line 305.
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        Ocean into tempest wrought,
To waft a feather, or to drown a fly.
        Dr. Young.—Night I. Line 153.
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