And oft, though wisdom wake, suspicion sleeps At wisdom's gate, and to simplicity Resigns her charge, while goodness thinks no ill Where no ill seems.
John Milton (1608 - 1674)
Source: Paradise Lost. Book iii. Line 686.
Contributed by: Zaady
And on the Tree of Life, The middle tree and highest there that grew, Sat like a cormorant.
Source: Paradise Lost. Book iv. Line 194.
Accuse not Nature: she hath done her part; Do thou but thine.
Source: Paradise Lost. Book viii. Line 561.
Adam the goodliest man of men since born His sons, the fairest of her daughters Eve.
Source: Paradise Lost. Book iv. Line 323.
All hell broke loose.
Source: Paradise Lost. Book iv. Line 918.
Among unequals what society Can sort, what harmony, or true delight?
Source: Paradise Lost. Book viii. Line 383.
And add to these retired Leisure, That in trim gardens takes his pleasure.
Source: Il Penseroso. Line 49.
And as an ev'ning dragon came, Assailant on the perched roosts And nests in order rang'd Of tame villatic fowl.
Source: Samson Agonistes. Line 1692.
And ever against eating cares Lap me in soft Lydian airs, Married to immortal verse,
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.
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