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Hoyt & Roberts, comps.  Hoyt’s New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations.  1922.
 
Egypt
 
Egypt! from whose all dateless tombs arose
Forgotten Pharaohs from their long repose,
And shook within their pyramids to hear
A new Cambyses thundering in their ear;
While the dark shades of forty ages stood
Like startled giants by Nile’s famous flood.
        Byron—The Age of Bronze. V.
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And they spoiled the Egyptians.
        Exodus. XII. 36.
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I am dying, Egypt, dying.
        Antony and Cleopatra. Act IV. Sc. 15. L. 18.
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