John Milton

1608 - 1674

A Quote by John Milton

When the scourge Inexorable and the torturing hour Call us to penance.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Paradise Lost. Book ii. Line 90.

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A Quote by John Milton on art

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Whence and what art thou, execrable shape?

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Paradise Lost. Book ii. Line 681.

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A Quote by John Milton on anarchy, ancestry, chaos, confusion, eternity, and nature

Where eldest Night And Chaos, ancestors of Nature, hold Eternal anarchy amidst the noise Of endless wars, and by confusion stand; For hot, cold, moist, and dry, four champions fierce, Strive here for mast'ry.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Paradise Lost. Book ii. Line 894.

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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

To compare Great things with small.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Paradise Lost. Book ii. Line 921.

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A Quote by John Milton on lies, life, and wisdom

To know That which before us lies in daily life Is the prime wisdom.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Paradise Lost. Book viii. Line 192.

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