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    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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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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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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Who hearkens to the gods, the gods give ear.

Who hearkens to the gods, the gods give ear.

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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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Though men determine, the gods doo dispose: and oft times many
things fall out betweene the cup and the read more

Though men determine, the gods doo dispose: and oft times many
things fall out betweene the cup and the lip.

by Robert Greene 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.

by Unattributed Author Found in: Gods Quotes,
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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.

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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 ox-eyes awful Juno.

The ox-eyes awful Juno.

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