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Hoyt & Roberts, comps.  Hoyt’s New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations.  1922.
Some bold adventurers disdain
The limits of their little reign,
And unknown regions dare descry.
        Gray—Ode on a Distant Prospect of Eton College.
*  *  *  and now expecting
Each hour their great adventurer, from the search
Of foreign worlds.
        MiltonParadise Lost. Bk. X. L. 439.
  Qui ne s’adventure n’a cheval ny mule, ce dist Salomon.—Qui trop, dist Echephron, s’adventure—perd cheval et mule, respondit Malcon.
  He who has not an adventure has not horse or mule, so says Solomon.—Who is too adventurous, said Echephron,—loses horse and mule, replied Malcon.
        Rabelais—Gargantua. Bk. I. Ch. 33.

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