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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
 
NUMBER:3558
AUTHOR:Alexander Pope (1688–1744)
QUOTATION:Then marble soften’d into life grew warm,
And yielding, soft metal flow’d to human form. 1
ATTRIBUTION:Satires, Epistles, and Odes of Horace. Epistle i. Book ii. Line 147.
 
Note 1.
The canvas glow’d beyond ev’n Nature warm;
The pregnant quarry teem’d with human form.
Oliver Goldsmith: The Traveller, line 137. [back]
 

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