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Quotation by George Gordon Noel Byron
I really am the meekest and mildest of men since Moses (though the public and mine "excellent wife" cannot find it out).
George Gordon Noel Byron (1788–1824), British poet. Letter, March 8, 1822. Byron's Letters and Journals, vol. 9, ed. Leslie A. Marchand (1979).
Referring to Numbers 12:3: "Now the man Moses was very meek, above all the men which were upon the face of the earth."
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