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come by in a quote

"I never did anything by accident, nor did any of my inventions come by accident they came by work."

"What can be more foolish than to think that all this rare fabric of heaven and earth could come by chance, when all the skill of art is not able to make an oyster!"

"There's a freedom to being young that is harder to come by as time goes on."

"Poetry is emotion put into measure. The emotion must come by nature, but the measure can be acquired by art."

"Poetry is emotion put into measure. The emotion must come by nature, but the measure can be acquired by art."

"I never did anything worth doing by accident, nor did any of my inventions come by accident they came by work."

"You and I come by road or rail, but economists travel on infrastructure."

"Poetry is emotion put into measure. The emotion must come by nature, but the measure can be acquired by art."

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