Ill Habits gather by unseen Degrees —
As Brooks make Rivers, Rivers run to Seas.

Ovid (43 BC-AD 17) Roman poet [Publius Ovidius Naso]
Metamorphosis, Book 15 “The Worship of Aesculapius,” l. 155 [tr. Dryden]

Sometimes cited as Dryden's Abslolam and Achitophel (1681)

Added on 1-Feb-04 | Last updated 16-Aug-13
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