John Milton

1608 - 1674

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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A Quote by John Milton on age, fame, honor, memory, needs, sons, and weakness

What needs my Shakespeare for his honour'd bones,-- The labour of an age in piled stones? Or that his hallow'd relics should be hid Under a star-y-pointing pyramid? Dear son of memory, great heir of fame, What need'st thou such weak witness of thy name?

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Epitaph on Shakespeare.

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A Quote by John Milton on courage, immortality, losing, revenge, study, and yielding

What though the field be lost? All is not lost; th' unconquerable will, And study of revenge, immortal hate, And courage never to submit or yield.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Paradise Lost. Book i. Line 105.

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A Quote by John Milton on sons and wine

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When night Darkens the streets, then wander forth the sons Of Belial, flown with insolence and wine.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Paradise Lost. Book i. Line 500.

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A Quote by John Milton

When the gray-hooded Even, Like a sad votarist in palmer's weed, Rose from the hindmost wheels of Phoebus' wain.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Comus. Line 188.

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A Quote by John Milton

When the gust hath blown his fill, Ending on the rustling leaves With minute drops from off the eaves.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Il Penseroso. Line 128.

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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 proof

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Under the shady roof Of branching elm star-proof.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Arcades. Line 88.

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A Quote by John Milton on age and climate

Unless an age too late, or cold Climate, or years, damp my intended wing.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Paradise Lost. Book ix. Line 44.

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