The earth is rocking, the skies are riven Jove in a passion, in god-like fashion, Is breaking the crystal urns of heaven.
Fool, not to know that love endures no tie, And Jove but laughs at lovers'perjury. 292john dryden
His body was as straight as Circe's wand; Jove might have sipped out nectar from his hand.Christopher Marlowe
Fool, not to know that love endures no tie, And Jove but laughs at lovers' perjury.john dryden
It was the calm and silent night!Seven hundred years and fifty-threeHad Rome been growing up to might,And now was queen of land and sea.No sound was heard of clashing wars,Peace brooded o’er the hushed domain;Apollo, Pallas, Jove, and MarsHeld undisturbed their ancient reignIn the solemn midnight,Centuries ago.
Great artists are products of their own time: they do not spring forth fully equipped from the head of Jove, but are formed by the circumstances acting upon them since birth. These circumstances include the ambiance created by the other, lesser artists of their own time, who have all done their part in creating the pressure that forces up an exceptional talent. Unjustly, but unavoidably, the very closeness of a great artist to his colleagues and contemporaries leads to their eclipse.Germaine Greer
And threat'ning France, plac'd like a painted Jove, Kept idle thunder in his lifted hand.john dryden
Jove lifts the golden balances that show The fates of mortal men, and things below.
His nature is too noble for the world: He would not flatter Neptune for his trident, Or Jove for's power to thunder.william shakespeare
I too Will cast the spear and leave the rest to Jove.homer
The bird of Jove, stoop'd from his aery tour, Two birds of gayest plume before him drove.john milton
Father of All! in every age, In every clime ador'd, By saint, by savage, and by sage, Jehovah, Jove, or Lord!Alexander Pope
He smote the rock of the national resources, and abundant streams of revenue gushed forth. He touched the dead corpse of the Public Credit, and it sprung upon its feet. The fabled birth of Minerva, from the brain of Jove, was hardly more sudden or more perfect than the financial system of the United States, as it burst forth from the conceptions of Alexander Hamilton.
You would for paradise break faith and troth, And Jove, for your love, would infringe an oath.
At lovers' perjuries, They say, Jove laughs.
Jove weighs affairs of earth in dubious scales, And the good suffers while the bad prevails.
High in the home of the summers, the seats of the happy immortals, Shrouded in knee-deep blaze, unapproachable; there ever youthful Hebé, Harmonié, and the daughter of Jove, Aphrodité, Whirled in the white-linked dance, with the gold-crowned Hours and Graces.Charles Kingsley
Or ask of yonder argent fields above Why Jove's satellites are less than Jove.Alexander Pope
As I saw fair Chloris walk alone, The feather'd snow came softly down, As Jove, descending from his tow'r To court her in a silver show'r. The wanton snow flew to her breast, As little birds into their nest; But o'ercome with whiteness there, For grief dissolv'd into a tear. Thence falling on her garment hem, To deck her, froze into a gem.
The mountain was in labour, and Jove was afraid, but it brought forth a mouse.
The chain that's fixed to the throne of Jove, On which the fabric of our world depends, One link dissolved, the whole creation ends.Edmund Waller