Solamen miseris socios habuisse doloris. It is a comfort to the unfortunate to have companions in woe. Quoted by Dominicus de GravinaChron. de Rebus, in Apul. Gest. Thomas à KempisDe Valle Siliorum. Ch. 16. Dionysius Cato. SpinozaEthics. IV. 57 (Alorum for doloris. ThucydidesVII. 75.
Ante, inquit, circumspiciendum est, cum quibos edas et bibas, quam quid edas et bibas. [Epicurus] says that you should rather have regard to the company with whom you eat and drink, than to what you eat and drink. SenecaEpistles. XIX.
No blast of air or fire of sun Puts out the light whereby we run With girdled loins our lamplit race, And each from each takes heart of grace And spirit till his turn be done. SwinburneSongs Before Sunrise.