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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That would have made Quintilian stare and gasp.
Source: On the Detraction which followed upon my writing certain Treatises.
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.
Source: Paradise Lost. Book viii. Line 1.
The brazen throat of war.
Source: Paradise Lost. Book xi. Line 713.
The bright consummate flower.
Source: Paradise Lost. Book v. Line 481.
The childhood shows the man, As morning shows the day.
Source: Paradise Regained. Book iv. Line 220.
Swinish gluttony Ne'er looks to heav'n amidst his gorgeous feast, But with besotted base ingratitude Crams, and blasphemes his feeder.
Source: Comus. Line 776.
Syene, and where the shadow both way falls, Meroe, Nilotic isle.
Source: Paradise Regained. Book iv. Line 70.
'T is chastity, my brother, chastity: She that has that is clad in complete steel.
Source: Comus. Line 420.
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.
Source: Paradise Lost. Book ii. Line 139.
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