John Milton

1608 - 1674

A Quote by John Milton on falsehood and revenge

That practis'd falsehood under saintly shew, Deep malice to conceal, couch'd with revenge.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Paradise Lost. Book iv. Line 122.

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A Quote by John Milton

That would have made Quintilian stare and gasp.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: On the Detraction which followed upon my writing certain Treatises.

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A Quote by John Milton on angels, endings, and thought

The Angel ended, and in Adam's ear So charming left his voice, that he awhile Thought him still speaking, still stood fix'd to hear.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Paradise Lost. Book viii. Line 1.

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A Quote by John Milton on war

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The brazen throat of war.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Paradise Lost. Book xi. Line 713.

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A Quote by John Milton

The bright consummate flower.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Paradise Lost. Book v. Line 481.

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A Quote by John Milton on day

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The childhood shows the man, As morning shows the day.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Paradise Regained. Book iv. Line 220.

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A Quote by John Milton on ingratitude

Swinish gluttony Ne'er looks to heav'n amidst his gorgeous feast, But with besotted base ingratitude Crams, and blasphemes his feeder.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Comus. Line 776.

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A Quote by John Milton

Syene, and where the shadow both way falls, Meroe, Nilotic isle.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Paradise Regained. Book iv. Line 70.

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A Quote by John Milton on brothers and chastity

'T is chastity, my brother, chastity: She that has that is clad in complete steel.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Comus. Line 420.

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A Quote by John Milton on despair and hope

Th' ethereal mould Incapable of stain would soon expel Her mischief, and purge off the baser fire, Victorious. Thus repuls'd, our final hope Is flat despair.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Paradise Lost. Book ii. Line 139.

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