John Milton

1608 - 1674

A Quote by John Milton on death, lies, and wishes

And so sepúlchred in such pomp dost lie, That kings for such a tomb would wish to die.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Epitaph on Shakespeare.

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A Quote by John Milton on religion

And storied windows richly dight, Casting a dim religious light.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Il Penseroso. Line 159.

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A Quote by John Milton on order

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And as an ev'ning dragon came, Assailant on the perched roosts And nests in order rang'd Of tame villatic fowl.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Samson Agonistes. Line 1692.

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A Quote by John Milton on caring and immortality

And ever against eating cares Lap me in soft Lydian airs, Married to immortal verse,

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

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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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