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Friday, September 12, 2003

2939. John Dryden. 1631-1700. John Bartlett, comp. 1919. Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.

NUMBER: 2939
AUTHOR: John Dryden (1631–1700)
QUOTATION: Beware the fury of a patient man. 1
ATTRIBUTION: Absalom and Achitophel. Part i. Line 1005.
BIOGRAPHY: Columbia Encyclopedia.

Note 1.
Furor fit læsa sæpius patientia (An over-taxed patience gives way to fierce anger.—Publius Syrus: Maxim 289. [back]

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