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    With ravish'd ears
    The monarch hears,
    Assumes the god,
    Affects to nod,
    And seems to shake the spheres.

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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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Shakes his ambroisal curls, and gives the nod,
The stamp of fate, and sanction of the god.

Shakes his ambroisal curls, and gives the nod,
The stamp of fate, and sanction of the god.

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When the gods wish to punish us, they answer our prayers.

When the gods wish to punish us, they answer our prayers.

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Either Zeus came to earth to shew his form to thee,
Phidias, or thou to heaven hast gone the read more

Either Zeus came to earth to shew his form to thee,
Phidias, or thou to heaven hast gone the god to see.

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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 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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I, Phoebus, sang those songs that gained so much renown
I, Phoebus, sang them; Homer only wrote them down.

I, Phoebus, sang those songs that gained so much renown
I, Phoebus, sang them; Homer only wrote them down.

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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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And that dismal cry rose slowly
And sank slowly through the air,
Full of spirit's melancholy
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And that dismal cry rose slowly
And sank slowly through the air,
Full of spirit's melancholy
And eternity's despair!
And they heart the words it said--
Pan is dead! great Pan is dead!
Pan, Pan is dead!

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