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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
 
NUMBER:6540
AUTHOR:Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807–1882)
QUOTATION:As unto the bow the cord is,
So unto the man is woman;
Though she bends him, she obeys him,
Though she draws him, yet she follows;
Useless each without the other.
ATTRIBUTION:The Song of Hiawatha. Part. x.
 

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