John Milton

1608 - 1674

A Quote by John Milton on bliss

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The sum of earthly bliss.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Paradise Lost. Book viii. Line 522.

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A Quote by John Milton on darkness and silence

The sun to me is dark And silent as the moon, When she deserts the night Hid in her vacant interlunar cave.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Samson Agonistes. Line 86.

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A Quote by John Milton on liberty and mountains

The mountain nymph, sweet Liberty.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: L'Allegro. Line 36.

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A Quote by John Milton on chance, men, and power

That power Which erring men call Chance.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Comus. Line 587.

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A Quote by John Milton on falsehood and revenge

That practis'd falsehood under saintly shew, Deep malice to conceal, couch'd with revenge.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Paradise Lost. Book iv. Line 122.

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A Quote by John Milton

That would have made Quintilian stare and gasp.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: On the Detraction which followed upon my writing certain Treatises.

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A Quote by John Milton on angels, endings, and thought

The Angel ended, and in Adam's ear So charming left his voice, that he awhile Thought him still speaking, still stood fix'd to hear.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Paradise Lost. Book viii. Line 1.

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A Quote by John Milton on war

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The brazen throat of war.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Paradise Lost. Book xi. Line 713.

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A Quote by John Milton

The bright consummate flower.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Paradise Lost. Book v. Line 481.

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A Quote by John Milton on day

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The childhood shows the man, As morning shows the day.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Paradise Regained. Book iv. Line 220.

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