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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Milk
 
A land flowing with milk and honey.
        Numbers, Chap. xiv. Verse 13.
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May the Himera flow with milk instead of water! May the fountain of Sybaris flow with honey!
        Banks’ Theocritus.—Idyll V. Page 32.
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1.  Let Sporus tremble—
2.         What! that thing of silk!
Sporus, that mere white curd of ass’s milk!
        Pope.—Epi. to Arbuthnot, Line 305.
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The crust removed, her cheeks as smooth as silk,
Are polish’d with a wash of ass’s milk.
        Juvenal.—Sat. VI. (Dryden.)
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