|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|The hungry wretch of a Greek would attempt heaven even were you to bid him.|
Juvenal.Quoted by Riley in his Clas. Dict. 137.
|All things the hungry Greek exactly knows:|
And bid him go to heaven, to heaven he goes.
Juvenal.Sat. III. (Drydens Transl.)
|And bid him go to hell, to hell he goes.|
Dr. Johnson.London, Line 116.
|In hope to merit heaven by making earth a hell.|
Byron.Childe Harold, Canto I. Stanza XX. Line 9.
|Hells court is built deep in a gloomy vale,|
High walled with strong damnation, moated round
With flaming brimstone.
Dr. Joseph Beaumont.Hell, Verse 1.
|There is in hell a place stone-built throughout,|
Called Malebolgë, of an iron hue,
Like to the wall that circles it about.
Dante.Inferno. Canto XVIII. Line 1. (Wrights Transl.)
| Hell is empty,|
And all the devils are here.
Shakespeare.The Tempest, Act I. Scene 2. (Ariel to Prospero.)
|Hell is full of good meanings and wishings.|
|Hell is paved with good intentions.|
Boswells Johnson.April, 1775.