|John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.|
|AUTHOR:||Alexander Pope (16881744)|
|QUOTATION:||As full-blown poppies, overchargd with rain,|
Decline the head, and drooping kiss the plain,
So sinks the youth; his beauteous head, deprest
Beneath his helmet, drops upon his breast.
|ATTRIBUTION:||The Iliad of Homer. Book viii. Line 371.|