|Hoyt & Roberts, comps. Hoyts New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations. 1922.|
|An Iliad of woes.|
Demosthenes. 387. 12. Diodorus Siculus. De QuinceyConfessions of an Opium Eater. Pt. II.
|Waste brings woe, and sorrow hates despair.|
|When one is past, another care we have;|
Thus woe succeeds a woe, as wave a wave.
|And woe succeeds to woe.|
HomerIliad. Bk. XVI. L. 139. Popes trans.
|Long exercised in woes.|
HomerOdyssey. Bk. I. L. 2. Popes trans.
| Woe unto you,
for ye pay tithe of mint and anise and cummin.|
Matthew. XXIII. 23.
|So perish all whose breast neer learned to glow|
For others good or melt at others woe.
PopeElegy to an Unfortunate Lady. HomerOdyssey. Bk. XVIII. 269.
|I was not always a man of woe.|
ScottLay of the Last Minstrel. Canto II. St. 12.
|One woe doth tread upon anothers heel|
So fast they follow.
Hamlet. Act IV. Sc. 7. L. 165.
| All these woes shall serve|
For sweet discourses in our time to come.
Romeo and Juliet. Act III. Sc. 5. L. 52.
|Woes, cluster; rare are solitary woes;|
They love a train, they tread each others heel.
YoungNight Thoughts. Night III. L. 63.