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" 2. BEFORE A QUOTATION'. — A colon is used before a direct quotation; as, Speaking of party, Pope makes this remark: " There never was any party, faction, sect, or cabal whatsoever, in which the most ignorant were not the most violent. "
First Lessons in Composition - Page 123
by John Seely Hart - 1871 - 144 pages
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Laconics; or, The best words of the best authors [ed. by J. Timbs]. 1st Amer. ed

Laconics - History - 1829
...man as an ingenious person, that can resemble the tone, posture, or face of another.—.iddisan. vin. There never was any party, faction, sect, or cabal,...which the most ignorant were not the most violent: for a bee is not a busier animal than a blockhead. However, such instruments are necessary to politicians;...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors, Volume 1

John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829
...man as an ingenious person, that can re-semble the tone, posture, or face of another.—Addiaon. VIH. There never was any party, faction, sect, or cabal,...which the most ignorant were not the most violent: for a bee is not a busier animal than a blockhead. However, such instruments are necessary to politicians;...
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Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Carruthers - English language - 1830
...When men grow virtuous in their old age, they only make a sacr.fice to God of the devil's leavings. There never was any party, faction, sect, or cabal whatsoever, in which the most ignorant » T ere not the most violent ; for a bee is not a busier animal than a blockhead. Htnvever, such instruments...
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Gems of genius; or, Words of the wise: a collection of the most pointed ...

Andrew Steinmetz - 1838
...to work on the vulgar with fine sense, is like attempting to hew blocks with a razor. ,—Pope. 816. There never was any party, faction, sect, or cabal...which the most ignorant were not the most violent; for a bee is not a busier animal than a blockhead.—Ib. 817. A man's genius is always in the beginning...
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Class Book of Prose: Consisting of Selections from Distinguished English and ...

John Seely Hart - Readers - 1845 - 372 pages
...have ? The moon shines too, though not for lovers, these cold nights, but for astronomers. Party Zeal. There never was any party, faction, sect, or cabal...which the most ignorant were not the most violent; for a bee is not a busier animal than a blockhead. However, such instruments are necessary to politicians;...
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The casket of Irish pearls, a selection of prose and verse from the best ...

Irish pearls - 1846
...reviving light, Eternal spring 1 shall burst the gloom. c3 THOUGHTS OM VARIOUS SUBJECTS. BY SWIFT. THERE never was any party, faction, sect, or cabal,...which the most ignorant were not the most violent; for a bee is not a busier animal than a blockhead. However, such instruments are necessary to politicians...
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The works of Alexander Pope, with notes and illustrations, by himself and ...

Alexander Pope - 1847
...the government. THOUGHTS ON VARIOUS SUBJECTS. PARTY is the madness of many, for the gain of a few. There never was any party, faction, sect, or cabal,...which the most ignorant were not the most violent: for a bee is not a busier animal than a blockhead. However, such instruments are necessary to politicians;...
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Bits of books, from old and modern authors, for railway travellers

Bits - 1847
...wings, with a velocity that sets fire to the wood, and consumes himself.—Richardson. PARTY ZEAL. There never was any party, faction, sect, or cabal...which the most ignorant were not the most violent; for a bee is not a busier animal than a blockhead. However, such instruments are necessary to politicians...
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Tracts for the people

Tracts for the people - 1847
...in learning to read a language which they can speak with ease.—Pitman. NOISY DECLAIMEUS.—There never was any party, faction, sect, or cabal whatsoever,...which the most ignorant were not the most violent; for a bee is not a busier animal than a blockhead. However, such instruments are necessary to politicians;...
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Sir Roger de Coverley

Joseph Addison - Essays (English) - 1852 - 233 pages
...riven. The lower the grade the more inveterate the contention : for, as Pope said about that time, ' There never was any party, faction, sect, or cabal...which the most ignorant were not the most violent; for a bee is not a busier animal than a blockhead.' Even trade was tainted by the poison of party....
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