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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
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John Milton. (1608–1674) (continued)
 
2645
    For solitude sometimes is best society,
And short retirement urges sweet return.
          Paradise Lost. Book ix. Line 249.
2646
    At shut of evening flowers.
          Paradise Lost. Book ix. Line 278.
2647
    As one who long in populous city pent,
Where houses thick and sewers annoy the air.
          Paradise Lost. Book ix. Line 445.
2648
    So gloz’d the tempter.
          Paradise Lost. Book ix. Line 549.
2649
    Hope elevates, and joy
Brightens his crest.
          Paradise Lost. Book ix. Line 633.
2650
    Left that command
Sole daughter of his voice. 1
          Paradise Lost. Book ix. Line 652.
2651
    Earth felt the wound; and Nature from her seat,
Sighing through all her works, gave signs of woe
That all was lost.
          Paradise Lost. Book ix. Line 782.
2652
    In her face excuse
Came prologue, and apology too prompt.
          Paradise Lost. Book ix. Line 853.
2653
    A pillar’d shade
High overarch’d, and echoing walks between.
          Paradise Lost. Book ix. Line 1106.
2654
    Yet I shall temper so
Justice with mercy, as may illustrate most
Them fully satisfy’d, and thee appease.
          Paradise Lost. Book x. Line 77.
2655
    So scented the grim Feature, and upturn’d
His nostril wide into the murky air,
Sagacious of his quarry from so far.
          Paradise Lost. Book x. Line 279.
2656
    How gladly would I meet
Mortality my sentence, and be earth
Insensible! how glad would lay me down
As in my mother’s lap!
          Paradise Lost. Book x. Line 775.
2657
    Must I thus leave thee, Paradise?—thus leave
Thee, native soil, these happy walks and shades?
          Paradise Lost. Book xi. Line 269.
 
Note 1.
Stern daughter of the voice of God.—William Wordsworth: Ode to Duty. [back]
 

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