|John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.|
|Thomas Parnell. (16791718)|
| Still an angel appear to each lover beside,|
But still be a woman to you.
| When thy Beauty appears.|
| Remote from man, with God he passed the days;|
Prayer all his business, all his pleasure praise.
| The Hermit. Line 5.|
| We call it only pretty Fannys way.|
| An Elegy to an Old Beauty.|
| Let those love now who never loved before;|
Let those who always loved, now love the more.
| Translation of the Pervigilium Veneris. 1|
Written in the time of Julius Cæsar, and by some ascribed to Catullus:
Cras amet qui numquam amavit;
Quique amavit, cras amet
(Let him love to-morrow who never loved before; and he as well who has loved, let him love to-morrow). [back]