John Milton

1608 - 1674

A Quote by John Milton

The gadding vine.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Lycidas. Line 40.

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A Quote by John Milton on people

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The gay motes that people the sunbeams.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Il Penseroso. Line 8.

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A Quote by John Milton

The great Emathian conqueror bid spare The house of Pindarus, when temple and tower Went to the ground.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: When the Assault was intended to the City.

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A Quote by John Milton on hell

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The hell within him.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Paradise Lost. Book iv. Line 20.

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A Quote by John Milton on boredom and country

The leaf was darkish, and had prickles on it, But in another country, as he said, Bore a bright golden flow'r, but not in this soil; Unknown, and like esteem'd, and the dull swain Treads on it daily with his clouted shoon.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Comus. Line 631.

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A Quote by John Milton

The low'ring element Scowls o'er the darken'd landscape.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Paradise Lost. Book ii. Line 490.

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A Quote by John Milton

That in our proper motion we ascend Up to our native seat: descent and fall To us is adverse.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Paradise Lost. Book ii. Line 75.

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A Quote by John Milton on blindness, hope, life, mind, and nobility

(That last infirmity of noble mind) To scorn delights, and live laborious days; But the fair guerdon when we hope to find, And think to burst out into sudden blaze, Comes the blind Fury with th' abhorred shears And slits the thin-spun life.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Lycidas. Line 70.

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A Quote by John Milton

That old man eloquent.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: To the Lady Margaret Ley.

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A Quote by John Milton on lies and music

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Such sweet compulsion doth in music lie.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Arcades. Line 68.

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