|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|On active worth the laurel war bestows;|
Peace rears her olive for industrious brows;
Nor earth, uncultured, yields its kind supplies;
Nor heaven its showers, without a sacrifice.
Shenstone.The Judgment of Hercules, Line 400.
|As we are born to work, so others are born to watch over us while we are working.|
Goldsmith.Essay, Specimen of a Magazine; Article Speech.
|Clamorous labour knocks with its hundred hands at the golden gate of the morning.|
Newman Hall.Lecture in Exeter Hall, on Jan. 30th, 1855.
|Such hath it beenshall bebeneath the sun,|
The many still must labour for the one!
Byron.The Corsair, Canto I. Stanza 8.
|I have had my labour for my travel.|
Shakespeare.Troilus and Cressida, Act I. Scene 1.
|We are pouring our words into a pierced cask: we are losing our pains.|
1 Rileys Plautus, Pseudolus, Act I. Scene 3. Page 274.
|Labour like this our want supplies,|
And they must stoop who mean to rise.