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


Statues of men, scarce less alive than they!
Pope.—To Mr. Addison, Epi. V. Line 10.

Then marble, soften’d into life, grew warm.
Pope.—To Augustus, Epi. I. Line 147.

The pregnant quarry teem’d with human form.
Goldsmith.—The Traveller, Line 138.

So stands the statue that enchants the world,
So bending tries to veil the matchless boast,
The mingled beauties of exulting Greece.

Through the live features of one breathing stone.
Thomson.—Liberty, Part II.

Each dimple sunk,
And every muscle swell’d as nature taught.
Thomson.—Liberty, Part II.