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The son of Saturn gave
The nod with his dark brows. The ambrosial curls
Upon the Sovereign read more

The son of Saturn gave
The nod with his dark brows. The ambrosial curls
Upon the Sovereign One's immortal head
Were shaken, and with them the mighty mount,
Olympus trembled.

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Say, Bacchus, why so placid? What can there be
In commune held by Pallas and by thee?
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Say, Bacchus, why so placid? What can there be
In commune held by Pallas and by thee?
Her pleasure is in darts and battles; thine
In joyous feasts and draughts of rosy wine.

by Unattributed Author Found in: Gods Quotes,
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Yet verily these issues lie on the lap of the gods.

Yet verily these issues lie on the lap of the gods.

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The heathen in his blindness
Bows down to wood and stone.

The heathen in his blindness
Bows down to wood and stone.

by Bishop Reginald Heber Found in: Gods Quotes,
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Nature's self's thy Ganymede.

Nature's self's thy Ganymede.

by Abraham Cowley Found in: Gods Quotes,
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Some thoughtlessly proclaim the Muses nine:
A tenth is Sappho, maid divine.

Some thoughtlessly proclaim the Muses nine:
A tenth is Sappho, maid divine.

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The ox-eyes awful Juno.

The ox-eyes awful Juno.

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The confounding of all right and wrong, in wild fury, has averted
from us the gracious favor of the read more

The confounding of all right and wrong, in wild fury, has averted
from us the gracious favor of the gods.
[Lat., Omnia fanda, nefanda, malo permista furore,
Justificam nobis mentem avertere deorum.]

by Catullus (caius Quintus) Found in: Gods Quotes,
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Two goddesses now must Cyprus adore;
The Muses are ten, and the Graces are four;
Stella's wit read more

Two goddesses now must Cyprus adore;
The Muses are ten, and the Graces are four;
Stella's wit is so charming, so sweet her fair face,
She shines a new Venus, a Muse, and a Grace.

by Callimachus Found in: Gods Quotes,
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