Collection of Quotes on the Lion Hunt of Ashurbanipal

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Title

Collection of Quotes on the Lion Hunt of Ashurbanipal

Description

A collection of quotes inscribed on the man from the Lion Hunt of Ashurbanipal. Quotes are to the right of the horse from the Lion Hunt of Ashurbanipal and to the left of the mural dedication marker. Quotes Below:

“Envy will merit, as its shade, pursue,
But like a shadow, proves the substance true;
For envied wit, like Sol eclips'd, makes known
Th' opposing body's grossness, not its own.”

― Alexander Pope, An Essay On Criticism

Love and esteem are the first principles of friendship; it is always imperfect if either of these two are wanting.

― Eustace Budgell, An Essay On Friendship

Fame due to vaft defert is kept in store,
Unpaid till the deferver is no more

― William Congreve

Virtue's the friend of life, the soul of health, the poor man's comfort, and the rich man's wealth.

― Robert Daborne, A Poor Man's Comfort

Errors, like straws, upon the surface flow; 
He who would search for pearls, must dive below.

John Dryden, All for Love Prologue

Creator

James Sicner

Publisher

Coates Library, Trinity University

Date

1983

Rights

Materials in this collection are the intellectual property of Coates Library and Trinity University. Please contact the library for permission to reproduce or reuse these materials.

Format

image/jpeg

Language

English

Type

Still Image

Identifier

mural_back_i_12

Collection

Citation

James Sicner, “Collection of Quotes on the Lion Hunt of Ashurbanipal,” The Coates Library Mural, accessed November 29, 2020, https://mural.coateslibrary.com/items/show/166.

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