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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
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Alexander Pope. (1688–1744) (continued)
 
3792
    True friendship’s laws are by this rule exprest,—
Welcome the coming, speed the parting guest. 1
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book xv. Line 83.
3793
    For too much rest itself becomes a pain.
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book xv. Line 429.
3794
    Discourse, the sweeter banquet of the mind.
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book xv. Line 433.
3795
    And taste
The melancholy joy of evils past:
For he who much has suffer’d, much will know.
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book xv. Line 434.
3796
    For love deceives the best of womankind.
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book xv. Line 463.
3797
    And would’st thou evil for his good repay?
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book xvi. Line 448.
3798
    Whatever day
Makes man a slave, takes half his worth away.
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book xvii. Line 392.
3799
    In ev’ry sorrowing soul I pour’d delight,
And poverty stood smiling in my sight.
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book xvii. Line 505.
3800
    Unbless’d thy hand, if in this low disguise
Wander, perhaps, some inmate of the skies. 2
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book xvii. Line 576.
3801
    Know from the bounteous heaven all riches flow;
And what man gives, the gods by man bestow,
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book xviii. Line 26.
3802
    Yet taught by time, my heart has learn’d to glow
For others’ good, and melt at others’ woe.
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book xviii. Line 269.
3803
    A winy vapour melting in a tear.
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book xix. Line 143.
3804
    But he whose inborn worth his acts commend,
Of gentle soul, to human race a friend.
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book xix. Line 383.
3805
    The fool of fate,—thy manufacture, man.
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book xx. Line 254.
3806
    Impatient straight to flesh his virgin sword.
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book xx. Line 461.
 
Note 1.
See Quotation 162. [back]
Note 2.
Be not forgetful to entertain strangers, for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.—Hebrews xiii. 2. [back]
 

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