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1) 3278. Sir Robert Walpole. 1676-1745. Bartlett, John, comp. 1919. Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.
...NUMBER: 3278 AUTHOR: Sir Robert Walpole (1676–1745) QUOTATION: Flowery oratory he despised. He ascribed to the interested views of themselves or their relatives the...

2) 3280. Sir Robert Walpole. 1676-1745. Bartlett, John, comp. 1919. Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.
...NUMBER: 3280 AUTHOR: Sir Robert Walpole (1676–1745) QUOTATION: The gratitude of place-expectants is a lively sense of future favours. 1 Note 1. Hazlitt, in his Wit...

3) 4230. Horace Walpole. 1717-1797. Bartlett, John, comp. 1919. Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.
...NUMBER: 4230 AUTHOR: Horace Walpole (1717–1797) QUOTATION: The whole [Scotch] nation hitherto has been void of wit and humour, and even incapable of relishing it....

4) 4229. Horace Walpole. 1717-1797. Bartlett, John, comp. 1919. Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.
...NUMBER: 4229 AUTHOR: Horace Walpole (1717–1797) QUOTATION: A careless song, with a little nonsense in it now and then, does not misbecome a monarch. 1 ATTRIBUTION:...

5) 4228. Horace Walpole. 1717-1797. Bartlett, John, comp. 1919. Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.
...NUMBER: 4228 AUTHOR: Horace Walpole (1717–1797) QUOTATION: The world is a comedy to those that think, a tragedy to those who feel. ATTRIBUTION: Letter to Sir Horace...

6) 4227. Horace Walpole. 1717-1797. Bartlett, John, comp. 1919. Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.
...NUMBER: 4227 AUTHOR: Horace Walpole (1717–1797) QUOTATION: Harry Vane, Pulteney s toad-eater, ATTRIBUTION: Letter to Sir Horace Mann, 1742....

7) 3279. Sir Robert Walpole. 1676-1745. Bartlett, John, comp. 1919. Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.
...NUMBER: 3279 AUTHOR: Sir Robert Walpole (1676–1745) QUOTATION: Anything but history, for history must be false. ATTRIBUTION: Walpoliana. No. 141....

8) 3277. Sir Robert Walpole. 1676-1745. Bartlett, John, comp. 1919. Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.
...NUMBER: 3277 AUTHOR: Sir Robert Walpole (1676–1745) QUOTATION: The balance of power. ATTRIBUTION: Speech, 1741....

9) 4853. Sydney Smith. 1771-1845. Bartlett, John, comp. 1919. Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.
...a Scotch understanding. 1 ATTRIBUTION: Lady Holland s Memoir. Vol. i. p. 15. Note 1. See Walpole, Quotation 4. [back]...

10) 9534. François, duc de La Rochefoucauld. 1613-1680. Bartlett, John, comp. 1919. Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.
...a secret desire of receiving greater benefits. 1 ATTRIBUTION: Maxim 298. Note 1. See Walpole, Quotation 4. [back]...

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