John Milton

1608 - 1674

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

The gadding vine.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Lycidas. Line 40.

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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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A Quote by John Milton

Th' imperial ensign, which full high advanc'd Shone like a meteor, streaming to the wind.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Paradise Lost. Book i. Line 536.

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