Mater ait natæ die natæ filia natum Ut moneat natæ plangere filiolam. The mother says to her daughter: Daughter bid thy daughter, to tell her daughter, that her daughters daughter is crying. See GreswellAccount of Runcorn. P. 34. Another trans.: Rise up daughter, and go to thy daughter, For her daughters daughter hath a daughter. Another old form in Willets Hexapla, in Leviticum. Ch. XXVI. 9.
The bravest battle that ever was fought; Shall I tell you where and when? On the maps of the world you will find it not; It was fought by the mothers of men. Joaquin MillerThe Bravest Battle. Mothers of Men.
They say man rules the universe, That subject shore and main Kneel down and bless the empery Of his majestic reign; But a sovereign, gentler, mightier, Man from his throne has hurled, For the hand that rocks the cradle Is the hand that rules the world. William Stewart Ross (Saladin). Poem in Woman: Her Glory, her Shame, and her God. Vol. II. P. 420. 1894.
Happy he With such a mother! faith in womankind Beats with his blood, and trust in all things high Comes easy to him, and though he trip and fall, He shall not blind his soul with clay. TennysonPrincess. Canto VII. L. 308.
They say that man is mighty, He governs land and sea, He wields a mighty scepter Oer lesser powers that be; But a mightier power and stronger Man from his throne has hurled, For the hand that rocks the cradle Is the hand that rules the world. Wm. Ross WallaceWhat Rules the World. Written about 18656.
Sure I love the dear silver that shines in your hair, And the brow thats all furrowed, and wrinkled with care. I kiss the dear fingers, so toil-worn for me, Oh, God bless you and keep you, Mother Machree. Rida Johnson YoungMother Machree.