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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
 
NUMBER:2716
AUTHOR:John Milton (1608–1674)
QUOTATION:How charming is divine philosophy!
Not harsh and crabbed, as dull fools suppose,
But musical as is Apollo’s lute, 1
And a perpetual feast of nectar’d sweets
Where no crude surfeit reigns.
ATTRIBUTION:Comus. Line 476.
 
Note 1.
See Shakespeare, Love’s Labour ’s Lost, Quotation 30. [back]
 

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