|John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.|
|AUTHOR:||Thomas Otway (16521685)|
|QUOTATION:||O woman! lovely woman! Nature made thee|
To temper man: we had been brutes without you.
Angels are painted fair, to look like you:
There s in you all that we believe of heaven,
Amazing brightness, purity, and truth,
Eternal joy, and everlasting love.
|ATTRIBUTION:||Venice Preserved. Act i. Sc. 1.|