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A COLLECTION OF
PASSAGES, PHRASES, AND PROVERBS
TRACED TO THEIR SOURCES IN
ANCIENT AND MODERN LITERATURE.
BY JOHN BARTLETT.
“ I have gathered a posie of other men's flowers, and nothing but the
thread that binds them is mine own."
LITTLE, BROWN, AND COMPANY.
Copyright, 1875, 1882, 1891, 1903,
By John BARTLETT.
UNIVERSITY PRESS: John WilsOX AND Sox, CAMBRIDGE, U.S.A. THIS EDITION