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i 13 The heights by great men reached and kept Oleum et operam perdidi. Were not attained by sudden flight, I have lost my oil and my labor. (Labored But they, while their companions slept, in vain.)

Were toiling upward in the night. LONGFELLow—Birds of Passage. The Ladder of St. Augustine. St. 10.

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PLAUTUS—Paenulus. I. 2. 119.

14
The man who by his labour gets
His bread, in independent state,
Who never begs, and seldom eats,
imself can fix or change his fate
PRIOR-The Old Gentry.

15
Why, Hal, 'tis my vocation. Hal: 'tis no sin

for a man to labour in his vocation.
Henry IV. Pt. I. Act I. Sc. 2. L. 116.

16
The labour we delight in physics pain.
Macbeth. Act # Sc. 3. L. 55.

17
I have had my labour for my travail.
Troilus and Cressida. Act I. Sc. 1. L. 72.
(See also CERVANTEs)

18 Many faint with toil,
That few may know the cares and woe of sloth.
SHELLEY-Queen Mab. Canto III.
(See also BYRON)

19
Labour of love.
I Thessalonians. I. 3.

20
With starving labor pampering idle waste;
To tear at pleasure the defected land.
THOMSON.—Liberty. Pt. IV. L. 1160.
(See also BYRON)
21
The labourer is worthy of his reward.
I Timothy. V. 18; Luke. X. 7. (hire)
22 Clamorous pauperism feasteth
While honest Labor, pining, hideth his sharp ribs.
MARTIN TUPPER—Of Discretion.
(See also BYRON)
23
Labor omnia vincit improbus.
Stubborn labor * everything.
VERGIL–Georgics. I. 145.
24
Too long, that some may rest,
Tired millions toil unblest.
WILLIAM WATson–New National Anthem.
(See also BYRON)

25
Labor in this country is independent and

proud. It has not to ask the patronage of capi

tal, but capital solicits the aid of labor. DANIEL WEBSTER—Speech. April, 1824.

26
Ah, little recks the laborer,
How near his work is holding him to God,
The loving Laborer through space and time.
WALT WHITMAN–Song of the Exposition. I.

27
Ah vitam perdidi operse nihil agendo.
Ah, my life is lost in laboriously doing nothing.
Josiah Woodward—Fair Warnings to a Care-
less World. P. 97. Ed. 1736, quoting
Merick Casaubon.
(See also CowPER, GROTIUs; also HoRACE under
IDLENEss)

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