John Milton

1608 - 1674

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 on liberty and mountains

The mountain nymph, sweet Liberty.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: L'Allegro. Line 36.

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A Quote by John Milton on chance, men, and power

That power Which erring men call Chance.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Comus. Line 587.

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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 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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A Quote by John Milton

Sufficient to have stood, though free to fall.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Paradise Lost. Book iii. Line 99.

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A Quote by John Milton on prosperity

Surer to prosper than prosperity Could have assur'd us.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Paradise Lost. Book ii. Line 39.

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A Quote by John Milton on birds, melancholy, and music

Sweet bird, that shun'st the noise of folly, Most musical, most melancholy!

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Il Penseroso. Line 61.

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