License they mean when they cry Liberty; For who loves that, must first be wise and good.
John Milton (1608 - 1674)
Source: Sonnet XII, On the Detraction which followed upon my writing certain Treatises.
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From morn To noon he fell, from noon to dewy eve,-- A summer's day; and with the setting sun Dropp'd from the Zenith like a falling star.
Source: Paradise Lost. Book i. Line 742.
Behold now this vast city [London]; a city of refuge, the mansion-house of liberty, encompassed and surrounded with His protection.
Freely we serve, Because we freely love, as in our will To love or not; in this we stand or fall.
Source: Paradise Lost
Hail wedded love, mysterious law, true source Of human offspring, sole propriety, In Paradise of all things common else. . . .
Source: Paradise Lost. Book iv. Line 750.
What thou art is mine; Our state cannot be sever'd, we are one, One flesh; to lose thee were to lose myself.
None But such as are good men can give good things, And that which is not good, is not delicious To a well-govern'd and wise appetite.
Then wilt thou not be loath To leave this Paradise, but shalt possess A Paradise within thee, happier far.
Better to rule in Hell than to serve in Heaven.
Better to reign in hell than serve in heaven.
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