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Thomas Bailey Aldrich
(1836-1907) born on
Nov 11
US poet, writer, editor. He was best known for his semi-autobiographical novel, "Story of a Bad Boy," 1870.
         
   
F
A man is known by the company his mind keeps.

R
I like to have a thing suggested rather than told in full. When every detail is given, the mind rests satisfied, and the imagination loses the desire to use its own wings.
A
No bird has ever uttered note
That was not in some first bird's throat;
Since Eden's freshness and man's fall
No rose has been original.
N
True art selects and paraphrases, but seldom gives a verbatim translation.
K
Gracious to all, to none subservient,
without offense he spoke the word he meant.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
R: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
A: In "Instant Quotation Dictionary," by Donald O. Bolander, 1979.
N: "Pongapog Papers," 1903.
K: In "Correct Quotes for DOS," WordStar International, 1991.
   


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