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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
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Alexander Pope. (1688–1744) (continued)
 
3755
    And unextinguish’d laughter shakes the sky. 1
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book viii. Line 366.
3756
    Behold on wrong
Swift vengeance waits; and art subdues the strong!
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book viii. Line 367.
3757
    A gen’rous heart repairs a sland’rous tongue.
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book viii. Line 432.
3758
    Just are the ways of Heaven: from Heaven proceed
The woes of man; Heaven doom’d the Greeks to bleed,—
A theme of future song!
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book viii. Line 631.
3759
    Earth sounds my wisdom and high heaven my fame.
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book ix. Line 20.
3760
    Strong are her sons, though rocky are her shores.
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book ix. Line 28.
3761
    Lotus, the name; divine, nectareous juice!
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book ix. Line 106.
3762
    Respect us human, and relieve us poor.
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book ix. Line 318.
3763
    Rare gift! but oh what gift to fools avails!
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book x. Line 29.
3764
    Our fruitless labours mourn,
And only rich in barren fame return.
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book x. Line 46.
3765
    No more was seen the human form divine. 2
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book x. Line 278.
3766
    And not a man appears to tell their fate.
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book x. Line 308.
3767
    Let him, oraculous, the end, the way,
The turns of all thy future fate display.
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book x. Line 642.
3768
    Born but to banquet, and to drain the bowl.
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book x. Line 662.
3769
    Thin airy shoals of visionary ghosts.
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book xi. Line 48.
3770
    Who ne’er knew salt, or heard the billows roar.
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book xi. Line 153.
3771
    Heav’d on Olympus tott’ring Ossa stood;
On Ossa, Pelion nods with all his wood. 3
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book xi. Line 387.
3772
    The first in glory, as the first in place.
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book xi. Line 441.
 
Note 1.
See Quotation 260. [back]
Note 2.
Human face divine.—John Milton: Paradise Lost, book iii. line 44. [back]
Note 3.
Then the Omnipotent Father with his thunder made Olympus tremble, and from Ossa hurled Pelion.—Ovid: Metamorphoses i. [back]
 

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