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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
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John Milton. (1608–1674) (continued)
 
2619
    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.
          Paradise Lost. Book viii. Line 1.
2620
    There swift return
Diurnal, merely to officiate light
Round this opacous earth, this punctual spot.
          Paradise Lost. Book viii. Line 21.
2621
    And grace that won who saw to wish her stay.
          Paradise Lost. Book viii. Line 43.
2622
    And touch’d by her fair tendance, gladlier grew.
          Paradise Lost. Book viii. Line 47.
2623
    With centric and eccentric scribbled o’er,
Cycle and epicycle, orb in orb.
          Paradise Lost. Book viii. Line 83.
2624
    Her silent course advance
With inoffensive pace, that spinning sleeps
On her soft axle.
          Paradise Lost. Book viii. Line 163.
2625
    Be lowly wise:
Think only what concerns thee and thy being.
          Paradise Lost. Book viii. Line 173.
2626
    To know
That which before us lies in daily life
Is the prime wisdom.
          Paradise Lost. Book viii. Line 192.
2627
    Liquid lapse of murmuring streams.
          Paradise Lost. Book viii. Line 263.
2628
    And feel that I am happier than I know.
          Paradise Lost. Book viii. Line 282.
2629
    Among unequals what society
Can sort, what harmony, or true delight?
          Paradise Lost. Book viii. Line 383.
2630
    Grace was in all her steps, heaven in her eye,
In every gesture dignity and love.
          Paradise Lost. Book viii. Line 488.
2631
    Her virtue and the conscience of her worth,
That would be woo’d, and not unsought be won.
          Paradise Lost. Book viii. Line 502.
2632
    She what was honour knew,
And with obsequious majesty approv’d
My pleaded reason. To the nuptial bower
I led her blushing like the morn; all heaven
 

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