A Quote by John Milton on delay, modesty, pride, and yielding

Implied Subjection, but requir'd with gentle sway, And by her yielded, by him best receiv'd,-- Yielded with coy submission, modest pride, And sweet, reluctant, amorous delay.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Paradise Lost. Book iv. Line 307.

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