|Hoyt & Roberts, comps. Hoyts New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations. 1922.|
|Nay, in deaths hand, the grape-stone proves|
As strong as thunder is in Joves.
CowleyElegy upon Anacreon. L. 106.
| The fathers have eaten sour grapes, and the childrens teeth are set on edge.|
Ezekiel. XVIII. 2; Jeremiah. XXXI. 29.
| Is not the gleaning of the grapes of Ephraim better than the vintage of Abi-ezer?|
Judges. VIII. 2.
|Uvaque conspecta livorem ducit ab uva.|
The grape gains its purple tinge by looking at another grape.
JuvenalSatires. II. 81.