John Milton

1608 - 1674

A Quote by John Milton

With thy long levell'd rule of streaming light.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Comus. Line 340.

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A Quote by John Milton

Without the meed of some melodious tear.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Lycidas. Line 14.

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A Quote by John Milton on beauty, love, and power

Yet beauty, though injurious, hath strange power, After offence returning, to regain Love once possess'd.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Samson Agonistes. Line 1003.

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A Quote by John Milton on darkness

Yet from those flames No light, but rather darkness visible.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Paradise Lost. Book i. Line 62.

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A Quote by John Milton on gloom

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Where glowing embers through the room Teach light to counterfeit a gloom.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Il Penseroso. Line 79.

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A Quote by John Milton

Where more is meant than meets the ear.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Il Penseroso. Line 120.

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A Quote by John Milton

Was I deceiv'd, or did a sable cloud Turn forth her silver lining on the night?

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Comus. Line 221.

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A Quote by John Milton

What boots it at one gate to make defence, And at another to let in the foe?

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Samson Agonistes. Line 560.

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A Quote by John Milton on argument, darkness, eternity, god, men, providence, and support

What in me is dark Illumine, what is low raise and support, That to the height of this great argument I may assert eternal Providence, And justify the ways of God to men.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Paradise Lost. Book i. Line 22.

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A Quote by John Milton on choice

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What neat repast shall feast us, light and choice, Of Attic taste?

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: To Mr. Lawrence.

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