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The Ethiop gods have Ethiop lips,
Bronze cheeks, and woolly hair;
The Grecian gods are like the read more

The Ethiop gods have Ethiop lips,
Bronze cheeks, and woolly hair;
The Grecian gods are like the Greeks,
As keen-eyed, cold and fair.

by Walter Bagehot 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.

by Unattributed Author Found in: Gods Quotes,
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The ox-eyes awful Juno.

The ox-eyes awful Juno.

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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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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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Nature's self's thy Ganymede.

Nature's self's thy Ganymede.

by Abraham Cowley 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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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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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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