John Milton

1608 - 1674

A Quote by John Milton on despair, fighting, heaven, and spirit

The strongest and the fiercest spirit That fought in heaven, now fiercer by despair.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Paradise Lost. Book ii. Line 44.

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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 hell

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The hell within him.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Paradise Lost. Book iv. Line 20.

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A Quote by John Milton on boredom and country

The leaf was darkish, and had prickles on it, But in another country, as he said, Bore a bright golden flow'r, but not in this soil; Unknown, and like esteem'd, and the dull swain Treads on it daily with his clouted shoon.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Comus. Line 631.

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A Quote by John Milton

The low'ring element Scowls o'er the darken'd landscape.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Paradise Lost. Book ii. Line 490.

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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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