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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
Ovid. (43 B.C.–A.D. 18)
 
 
1
    They come to see; they come that they themselves may be seen. 1
          The Art of Love. i. 99.
2
    Nothing is stronger than custom.
          The Art of Love. ii. 345.
3
    Then the omnipotent Father with his thunder made Olympus tremble, and from Ossa hurled Pelion. 2
          Metamorphoses. i.
4
    It is the mind that makes the man, and our vigour is in our immortal soul. 3
          Metamorphoses. xiii.
5
    The mind, conscious of rectitude, laughed to scorn the falsehood of report. 4
          Fasti. iv. 311.
 
Note 1.
See Chaucer, Quotation 29. [back]
Note 2.
See Pope, Quotation 386.

I would have you call to mind the strength of the ancient giants, that undertook to lay the high mountain Pelion on the top of Ossa, and set among those the shady Olympus.—Francis Rabelais: Works, book iv. chap. xxxviii. [back]
Note 3.
See Watts, Quotation 23. [back]
Note 4.
And the mind conscious of virtue may bring to thee suitable rewards.—Virgil: Æneid, i. 604. [back]
 

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