John Milton

1608 - 1674

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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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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A Quote by John Milton

Swinges the scaly horror of his folded tail.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Hymn on Christ's Nativity. Line 172.

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