"'Wind be the witness of this withering!'" (etc)
-Poul Anderson, A Stone In Heaven IN Anderson, Flandry's Legacy (Riverdale, NY, 2012), pp. 1-188 AT VIII, p. 121.
The Seeker, crushed, capitulates and concedes.
When Janne Floris of the Time Patrol, impersonating a goddess, moves the pagan prophetess, Veleda, from war to peace, she intones:
"'To every thing there is a season...'" (Time Patrol, p. 613) and see here.
When Wanda Tamberly of the Time Patrol intervenes between pre-Columbian tribesmen, she intones:
"'I could a tale unfold...'" (The Shield Of Time, p. 244) and see here.
The Bible and Shakespeare out of their times.