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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The mountain nymph, sweet Liberty.
Source: L'Allegro. Line 36.
That power Which erring men call Chance.
Source: Comus. Line 587.
That practis'd falsehood under saintly shew, Deep malice to conceal, couch'd with revenge.
Source: Paradise Lost. Book iv. Line 122.
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.
Surer to prosper than prosperity Could have assur'd us.
Source: Paradise Lost. Book ii. Line 39.
Sweet bird, that shun'st the noise of folly, Most musical, most melancholy!
Source: Il Penseroso. Line 61.
Swinges the scaly horror of his folded tail.
Source: Hymn on Christ's Nativity. Line 172.
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.
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