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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
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Alexander Pope. (1688–1744) (continued)
 
3736
    O thou, whose certain eye foresees
The fix’d events of fate’s remote decrees.
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book iv. Line 627.
3737
    Forget the brother, and resume the man.
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book iv. Line 732.
3738
    Gentle of speech, beneficent of mind.
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book iv. Line 917.
3739
    The people’s parent, he protected all.
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book iv. Line 921.
3740
    The big round tear stands trembling in her eye.
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book iv. Line 936.
3741
    The windy satisfaction of the tongue.
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book iv. Line 1092.
3742
    Heaven hears and pities hapless men like me,
For sacred ev’n to gods is misery.
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book v. Line 572.
3743
    The bank he press’d, and gently kiss’d the ground.
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book v. Line 596.
3744
    A heaven of charms divine Nausicaa lay.
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book vi. Line 22.
3745
    Jove weighs affairs of earth in dubious scales,
And the good suffers while the bad prevails.
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book vi. Line 229.
3746
    By Jove the stranger and the poor are sent,
And what to those we give, to Jove is lent.
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book vi. Line 247.
3747
    A decent boldness ever meets with friends.
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book vii. Line 67.
3748
    To heal divisions, to relieve th’ opprest;
In virtue rich; in blessing others, blest.
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book vii. Line 95.
3749
    Oh, pity human woe!
’T is what the happy to the unhappy owe.
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book vii. Line 198.
3750
    Whose well-taught mind the present age surpast.
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book vii. Line 210.
3751
    For fate has wove the thread of life with pain,
And twins ev’n from the birth are misery and man!
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book vii. Line 263.
3752
    In youth and beauty wisdom is but rare!
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book vii. Line 379.
3753
    And every eye
Gaz’d, as before some brother of the sky.
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book viii. Line 17.
3754
    Nor can one word be chang’d but for a worse.
          The Odyssey of Homer. Book viii. Line 192.
 

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