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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
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Alexander Pope. (1688–1744) (continued)
 
3773
    Soft as some song divine thy story flows.
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book xi. Line 458.
3774
    Oh woman, woman! when to ill thy mind
Is bent, all hell contains no fouler fiend. 1
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book xi. Line 531.
3775
    What mighty woes
To thy imperial race from woman rose!
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book xi. Line 541.
3776
    But sure the eye of time beholds no name
So blest as thine in all the rolls of fame.
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book xi. Line 591.
3777
    And pines with thirst amidst a sea of waves.
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book xi. Line 722.
3778
    Up the high hill he heaves a huge round stone.
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book xi. Line 736.
3779
    There in the bright assemblies of the skies.
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book xi. Line 745.
3780
    Gloomy as night he stands.
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book xi. Line 749.
3781
    All, soon or late, are doom’d that path to tread.
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book xii. Line 31.
3782
    And what so tedious as a twice-told tale. 2
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book xii. Line 538.
3783
    He ceas’d; but left so pleasing on their ear
His voice, that list’ning still they seem’d to hear.
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book xiii. Line 1.
3784
    His native home deep imag’d in his soul.
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book xiii. Line 38.
3785
    And bear unmov’d the wrongs of base mankind,
The last and hardest conquest of the mind.
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book xiii. Line 353.
3786
    How prone to doubt, how cautious are the wise!
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book xiii. Line 375.
3787
    It never was our guise
To slight the poor, or aught humane despise.
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book xiv. Line 65.
3788
    The sex is ever to a soldier kind.
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book xiv. Line 246.
3789
    Far from gay cities and the ways of men.
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book xiv. Line 410.
3790
    And wine can of their wits the wise beguile,
Make the sage frolic, and the serious smile.
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book xiv. Line 520.
3791
    Who love too much, hate in the like extreme,
And both the golden mean alike condemn.
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book xv. Line 79.
 
Note 1.
See Otway, Quotation 4. [back]
Note 2.
See Shakespeare, King John, Quotation 17. [back]
 

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