Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.


Mankind by various arts ascend
The paths to eminence that tend.
Wheelwright’s Pindar.—Nemean, Ode I. Line 35.

And by th’ indulgent powers of heaven,
Success in various paths is given.
Wheelwright’s Pindar.—Olympic, Ode V. Line 20.

At common births the world feels nothing new;
At these she shakes; mankind lives in a few.
Ben Jonson.—Prince Henry’s Barriers.