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Quotations From JOHN ARBUTHNOT

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  • 1.
    One of the new terrors of death.
    John Arbuthnot (1667-1735), Scottish writer, physician. Quoted in Robert Carruthers, The Poetical Works of Pope, vol. 1, ch. 3 (1853). Arbuthnot referred to Edmund Curll, publisher of brief biographies of eminent people following their deaths.

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  • 2.
    All political parties die at last of swallowing their own lies.
    John Arbuthnot (1667-1735), Scottish writer, physician. Quoted in Richard Garnett, Life of Emerson, ch. 7 (1888).
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