|John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.|
|John Milton. (16081674) (continued)|
| The childhood shows the man,|
As morning shows the day. 1
| Paradise Regained. Book iv. Line 220.|
| Athens, the eye of Greece, mother of arts|
| Paradise Regained. Book iv. Line 240.|
| The olive grove of Academe,|
Platos retirement, where the Attic bird
Trills her thick-warbled notes the summer long.
| Paradise Regained. Book iv. Line 244.|
| Thence to the famous orators repair,|
Those ancient, whose resistless eloquence
Wielded at will that fierce democratie,
Shook the arsenal, and fulmind over Greece,
To Macedon, and Artaxerxes throne.
| Paradise Regained. Book iv. Line 267.|
Whom well inspird the oracle pronouncd
Wisest of men.
| Paradise Regained. Book iv. Line 274.|
| Deep versd in books, and shallow in himself.|
| Paradise Regained. Book iv. Line 327.|
| As children gathring pebbles on the shore.|
Or if I would delight my private hours
With music or with poem, where so soon
As in our native language can I find
| Paradise Regained. Book iv. Line 330.|
| Till morning fair|
Came forth with pilgrim steps in amice gray.
| Paradise Regained. Book iv. Line 426.|
| O dark, dark, dark, amid the blaze of noon,|
Irrecoverably dark, total eclipse
Without all hope of day!
| Samson Agonistes. Line 80.|
| The sun to me is dark|
And silent as the moon,
When she deserts the night
Hid in her vacant interlunar cave.
| Samson Agonistes. Line 86.|