Sometime let gorgeous Tragedy In sceptred pall come sweeping by, Presenting Thebes, or Pelops' line, Or the tale of Troy divine.
John Milton (1608 - 1674)
Source: Il Penseroso. Line 97.
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Sonorous metal blowing martial sounds: At which the universal host up sent A shout that tore hell's concave, and beyond Frighted the reign of Chaos and old Night.
Source: Paradise Lost. Book i. Line 540.
Spirits that live throughout, Vital in every part, not as frail man, In entrails, heart or head, liver or reins, Cannot but by annihilating die.
Source: Paradise Lost. Book vi. Line 345.
Spirits when they please Can either sex assume, or both.
Source: Paradise Lost. Book i. Line 423.
Sport, that wrinkled Care derides, And Laughter holding both his sides. Come and trip it as ye go, On the light fantastic toe.
Source: L'Allegro. Line 31.
Squat like a toad, close at the ear of Eve.
Source: Paradise Lost. Book iv. Line 800.
Still govern thou my song, Urania, and fit audience find, though few.
Source: Paradise Lost. Book vii. Line 30.
Such as may make thee search the coffers round.
Source: At a Vacation Exercise. Line 31.
Such as the meeting soul may pierce, In notes with many a winding bout Of linked sweetness long drawn out.
Source: L'Allegro. Line 135.
Such bickerings to recount, met often in these our writers, what more worth is it than to chronicle the wars of kites or crows flocking and fighting in the air?
Source: The History of England. Book iv.
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