John Milton

1608 - 1674

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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A Quote by John Milton on eternity

That golden key That opes the palace of eternity.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Comus. Line 13.

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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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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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