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John Bartlett (1820–1905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.

John Bright 1811-1889 John Bartlett

      The right honorable gentleman [Robert Lowe, Viscount Sherbrooke] is the first of the new party who has retired into his political cave of Adullam and he has called about him everyone that was in distress and everyone that was discontented.
          Speech, March, 1866.
      Force is no remedy.
          On the Irish troubles, 1880.
      Had they [the Tories] been in the wilderness they would have complained of the Ten Commandments.