|John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.|
|AUTHOR:||Alexander Pope (16881744)|
|QUOTATION:||Chiefs who no more in bloody fights engage,|
But wise through time, and narrative with age,
In summer-days like grasshoppers rejoice,
A bloodless race, that send a feeble voice.
|ATTRIBUTION:||The Iliad of Homer. Book iii. Line 199.|