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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
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Alexander Pope. (1688–1744) (continued)
 
3718
    Two urns by Jove’s high throne have ever stood,—
The source of evil one, and one of good.
          The Iliad of Homer. Book xxiv. Line 663.
3719
    The mildest manners with the bravest mind.
          The Iliad of Homer. Book xxiv. Line 963.
3720
    Fly, dotard, fly!
With thy wise dreams and fables of the sky.
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book ii. Line 207.
3721
    And what he greatly thought, he nobly dar’d.
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book ii. Line 312.
3722
    Few sons attain the praise
Of their great sires, and most their sires disgrace.
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book ii. Line 315.
3723
    For never, never, wicked man was wise.
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book ii. Line 320.
3724
    Urge him with truth to frame his fair replies;
And sure he will: for Wisdom never lies.
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book iii. Line 25.
3725
    The lot of man,—to suffer and to die.
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book iii. Line 117.
3726
    A faultless body and a blameless mind.
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book iii. Line 138.
3727
    The long historian of my country’s woes.
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book iii. Line 142.
3728
    Forgetful youth! but know, the Power above
With ease can save each object of his love;
Wide as his will extends his boundless grace.
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book iii. Line 285.
3729
    When now Aurora, daughter of the dawn,
With rosy lustre purpled o’er the lawn.
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book iii. Line 516.
3730
    These riches are possess’d, but not enjoy’d!
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book iv. Line 118.
3731
    Mirror of constant faith, rever’d and mourn’d!
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book iv. Line 229.
3732
    There with commutual zeal we both had strove
In acts of dear benevolence and love:
Brothers in peace, not rivals in command.
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book iv. Line 241.
3733
    The glory of a firm, capacious mind.
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book iv. Line 262.
3734
    Wise to resolve, and patient to perform.
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book iv. Line 372.
3735
    The leader, mingling with the vulgar host,
Is in the common mass of matter lost.
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book iv. Line 397.
 

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