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


Satan now is wiser than of yore,
And tempts by making rich, not making poor.
Pope.—Moral Essays, Epi. III. To Bathurst, Line 351.

Satan exalted sat, by merit raised
To that bad eminence.
Milton.—Paradise Lost, Book II. Line 5.