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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Cradle
 
All that lies betwixt the cradle and the grave, is uncertain.
        Seneca.—Of a Happy Life, Chap. XXII.
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From the maternal tomb,
To the grave’s faithful womb.
        Cowley.—Life.
  2
From the cradle to the tomb,
Not all gladness, not all gloom.
        Anonymous.
  3
To the coffin, from the cradle.
        Prior.—Moral to “The Ladle.”
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Hard-travell’d from the cradle to the grave.
        Young.—Night VI. Line 221.
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A little rule, a little sway,
A sunbeam in a winter’s day,
Is all the proud and mighty have
Between the cradle and the grave.
        Dyer.—Grongar Hill, Line 89.
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The hearts within thy valleys bred,
The fiery souls that might have led
Thy sons to deeds sublime,
Now crawl from cradle to the grave,
Slaves—nay the bondmen of a slave,
And callous, save to crime.
        Byron.—The Giaour.
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Most wretched men
Are cradled into poetry by wrong,
They learn in suffering what they teach in song.
        Shelley.—Julian and Maddalo.
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Scourged by the winds and cradled on the rock.
        Campbell.—The Pleasures of Hope, Part I.
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