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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
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Alexander Pope. (1688–1744) (continued)
 
3658
    Whose little body lodg’d a mighty mind.
          The Iliad of Homer. Book v. Line 999.
3659
    He held his seat,—a friend to human race.
          The Iliad of Homer. Book vi. Line 18.
3660
    Like leaves on trees the race of man is found,—
Now green in youth, now withering on the ground; 1
Another race the following spring supplies:
They fall successive, and successive rise.
          The Iliad of Homer. Book vi. Line 181.
3661
    Inflaming wine, pernicious to mankind.
          The Iliad of Homer. Book vi. Line 330.
3662
    If yet not lost to all the sense of shame.
          The Iliad of Homer. Book vi. Line 350.
3663
    ’T is man’s to fight, but Heaven’s to give success.
          The Iliad of Homer. Book vi. Line 427.
3664
    The young Astyanax, the hope of Troy.
          The Iliad of Homer. Book vi. Line 467.
3665
    Yet while my Hector still survives, I see
My father, mother, brethren, all, in thee.
          The Iliad of Homer. Book vi. Line 544.
3666
    Andromache! my soul’s far better part.
          The Iliad of Homer. Book vi. Line 624.
3667
    He from whose lips divine persuasion flows.
          The Iliad of Homer. Book vii. Line 143.
3668
    Not hate, but glory, made these chiefs contend;
And each brave foe was in his soul a friend.
          The Iliad of Homer. Book vii. Line 364.
3669
    I war not with the dead.
          The Iliad of Homer. Book vii. Line 485.
3670
    Aurora now, fair daughter of the dawn,
Sprinkled with rosy light the dewy lawn.
          The Iliad of Homer. Book viii. Line 1.
3671
    As full-blown poppies, overcharg’d 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.
          The Iliad of Homer. Book viii. Line 371.
3672
    Who dares think one thing, and another tell,
My heart detests him as the gates of hell. 2
          The Iliad of Homer. Book ix. Line 412.
 
Note 1.
As of the green leaves on a thick tree, some fall, and some grow.—Ecclesiasticus xiv. 18. [back]
Note 2.
The same line, with “soul” for “heart,” occurs in the translation of the Odyssey, book xiv. line 181. [back]
 

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