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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Castles
 
Leaving the wits the spacious air,
With licence to build castles there.
        Swift.—Vanbrugh’s House.
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  [And see the same idea in his “Duke of Grafton’s Answer to Dean Smedley’s Petition;” Broome.—Poverty and Poetry; Churchill.—Night, Epi. to Robert Lloyd; Shenstone.—On Taste, Part II.; and Lloyd, Epi. to Colman.]  2
 
 
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