John Bartlett was the author of “Familiar Quotation
s” which is now available online
at www.bartleby.com in one of the earlier edition
s. Bartlett died in 1905 and his book has continued to be revised and is still in use. The 16th edition was published in 1992.
Here is a quote
from Bartlett himself; “I have gathered a posie
of other men’s flowers, and nothing but the thread that binds them is mine own”
Another John Bartlett currently living in New York
is a fashion designer
known for his military designs and shows.
He first designed men's clothing
but has recently branched out to women's clothing as well.