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Hoyt & Roberts, comps.  Hoyt’s New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations.  1922.
  Private credit is wealth; public honor is security; the feather that adorns the royal bird supports its flight; strip him of his plumage, and you fix him to the earth.
        Junius—Affair of the Falkland Islands. Vol. I. Letter XLII.
Blest paper-credit! last and best supply!
That lends corruption lighter wings to fly.
        Pope—Moral Essays. Ep. 3. L. 39.
  He smote the rock of the national resources, and abundant streams of revenue gushed forth. He touched the dead corpse of Public Credit, and it sprung upon its feet.
        Daniel Webster—Speech on Hamilton, March 10, 1831. Vol. I. P. 200.

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