And every shepherd tells his tale Under the hawthorn in the dale.
John Milton (1608 - 1674)
Source: L'Allegro. Line 67.
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And fast by, hanging in a golden chain, This pendent world, in bigness as a star Of smallest magnitude, close by the moon.
Source: Paradise Lost. Book ii. Line 1051.
A mind not to be chang'd by place or time. The mind is its own place, and in itself Can make a heaven of hell, a hell of heaven.
A pillar'd shade High overarch'd, and echoing walks between.
Source: Paradise Lost. Book ix. Line 1106.
A poet soaring in the high reason of his fancies, with his garland and singing robes about him.
Source: The Reason of Church Government. Introduction, Book ii.
A thousand fantasies Begin to throng into my memory, Of calling shapes, and beck'ning shadows dire, And airy tongues that syllable men's names On sands and shores and desert wildernesses.
Source: Comus. Line 205.
A wilderness of sweets.
Source: Paradise Lost. Book v. Line 294.
Abash'd the devil stood, And felt how awful goodness is, and saw Virtue in her shape how lovely.
Source: Paradise Lost. Book iv. Line 846.
Above the smoke and stir of this dim spot Which men call earth.
Source: Comus. Line 5.
Accuse not Nature: she hath done her part; Do thou but thine.
Source: Paradise Lost. Book viii. Line 561.
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