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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Statues
 
Statues of men, scarce less alive than they!
        Pope.—To Mr. Addison, Epi. V. Line 10.
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Then marble, soften’d into life, grew warm.
        Pope.—To Augustus, Epi. I. Line 147.
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The pregnant quarry teem’d with human form.
        Goldsmith.—The Traveller, Line 138.
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So stands the statue that enchants the world,
So bending tries to veil the matchless boast,
The mingled beauties of exulting Greece.
        Thomson.—Summer.
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Through the live features of one breathing stone.
        Thomson.—Liberty, Part II.
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        Each dimple sunk,
And every muscle swell’d as nature taught.
        Thomson.—Liberty, Part II.
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