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    There's a one-eyed yellow idol to the north of Khatmandu,
    There's a little marble cross below the town,
    There's a broken-hearted woman tends the grave of Mad Carew,
    And the yellow god forever gazes down.

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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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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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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,
. . . .
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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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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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.

by Unattributed Author 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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Never, believe me,
Appear the Immortals,
Never alone.

Never, believe me,
Appear the Immortals,
Never alone.

by Samuel Taylor Coleridge Found in: Gods Quotes,
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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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War is the father of us all, King of all. Some it makes gods, some it makes men, some it read more

War is the father of us all, King of all. Some it makes gods, some it makes men, some it makes slaves, some free.

by Heraclitus Of Ephesus Found in: Gods Quotes,
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