|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|Woe unto you when all men speak well of you.|
St. Luke, Chap. vi. Ver. 26.
|Gayer insects fluttering by|
Neer droop the wing oer those that die,
And lovelier things have mercy shown
To every failing but their own,
And every woe a tear can claim,
Except an erring sisters shame.
Byron.The Giaour, Line 418.
|The graceful tear that streams for others woes.|
Akenside.Pleasures of Imagination, Book I. Line 6.
|He scorned his own, who felt anothers woe.|
Campbell.Gertrude of Wyoming, Part I. Verse 24.
|Yet, taught by time, my heart has learnd to glow|
For others good, and melt at others woe.
Pope.The Odyssey, Book XVIII. Line 269.
| [This idea is from the Greek of Euripides, Dr. Ramage, 48.]|| 6|
|What sorrow was, thou badst her know,|
And from her own, she learnd to melt at others woe.
Gray.Hymn to Adversity.
|He was no sculptured form of woe.|
Hemans.Tale of the Fourteenth Century.
|The tame spectator of anothers woe.|
Hooles Metastatio.Demophoon, Act I. Scene 1.
|Woes cluster; rare are solitary woes;|
They love a train, they tread each others heel.
Dr. Young.Night III. Line 63.
|An Iliad of woes.|
Greek Proverb.Rileys Class. Dict. 538.
|It becomes one, while exempt from woes, to look to the dangers.|
Sophocles.See the play of Philoctetes in Buckleys Transl. 303.