John Milton

1608 - 1674

A Quote by John Milton

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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A Quote by John Milton on world

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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.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Paradise Lost. Book ii. Line 1051.

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A Quote by John Milton on heaven, hell, mind, and time

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.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

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A Quote by John Milton

A pillar'd shade High overarch'd, and echoing walks between.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Paradise Lost. Book ix. Line 1106.

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A Quote by John Milton on poets and reason

A poet soaring in the high reason of his fancies, with his garland and singing robes about him.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: The Reason of Church Government. Introduction, Book ii.

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A Quote by John Milton on memory, men, and names

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.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Comus. Line 205.

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A Quote by John Milton on wilderness

A wilderness of sweets.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Paradise Lost. Book v. Line 294.

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A Quote by John Milton on devil, goodness, and virtue

Abash'd the devil stood, And felt how awful goodness is, and saw Virtue in her shape how lovely.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Paradise Lost. Book iv. Line 846.

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A Quote by John Milton on earth and men

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Above the smoke and stir of this dim spot Which men call earth.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Comus. Line 5.

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A Quote by John Milton on nature

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Accuse not Nature: she hath done her part; Do thou but thine.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Paradise Lost. Book viii. Line 561.

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