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8370 Misellaneous John Bartlett

QUOTATION:The mother said to her daughter, “Daughter, bid thy daughter tell her daughter that her daughter’s daughter hath a daughter.”
ATTRIBUTION:George Hakewill: Apologie. Book iii. Chap. v. Sect. 9. 1
Note 1.
Hakewill translated this from the “Theatrum Vitæ Humanæ,” vol. iii. [back]