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    The Graces, three erewhile, are three no more;
    A fourth is come with perfume sprinkled o'er.
    'Tis Berenice blest and fair; were she
    Away the Graces would no Graces be.

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Cupid is a casuist, a mystic, and a cabalist,--
Can your lurking thought surprise,
And interpret your read more

Cupid is a casuist, a mystic, and a cabalist,--
Can your lurking thought surprise,
And interpret your device,
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All things wait for and divine him,--
How shall I dare to malign him?

by Ralph Waldo Emerson Found in: Gods Quotes,
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With ravish'd ears
The monarch hears,
Assumes the god,
Affects to nod,
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With ravish'd ears
The monarch hears,
Assumes the god,
Affects to nod,
And seems to shake the spheres.

by John Dryden Found in: Gods Quotes,
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Ye immortal gods! where in the world are we?
[Lat., O dii immortales! ubinam gentium sumus?]

Ye immortal gods! where in the world are we?
[Lat., O dii immortales! ubinam gentium sumus?]

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Therefore, if the gods are immortal and eternal, what need is there of the other sex, when they themselves do read more

Therefore, if the gods are immortal and eternal, what need is there of the other sex, when they themselves do not require succession, since they are always about to exist?rn

by Lactantius Firmianus Found in: Gods Quotes,
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Who hearkens to the gods, the gods give ear.

Who hearkens to the gods, the gods give ear.

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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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Speak of the gods as they are.

Speak of the gods as they are.

by Walter Bagehot Found in: Gods Quotes,
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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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The ox-eyes awful Juno.

The ox-eyes awful Juno.

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