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John Milton: . English poet polemicist a scholarly man of letters and a civil servant for the Commonwealth of England

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Quote Left When the waves are round me breaking,As I pace the deck alone,And my eye in vain is seekingSome green leaf to rest uponWhat would not I give to wanderWhere my old companions dwellAbsence makes the heart grow fonder,Isle of Beauty, fare thee well Quote Right
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Quote Left When I consider how my light is spent E're half my days, in this dark world and wide, And that one Talent which is death to hide, Lodg'd with me useless, though my Soul more bent To serve therewith my Maker, and present My true account, least he returning chide, Doth God exact day-labour, light deny'd, I fondly ask; But patience to prevent That murmur, soon replies, God doth not need Either man's work or his own gifts, who best Bear his milde yoak, they serve him best, his State Is Kingly. Thousands at his bidding speed And post o're Land and Ocean without rest: They also serve who only stand and waite. Quote Right
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Quote Left He who reigns within himself and rules his passions, desires, and fears is more than a king. Quote Right
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Quote Left None can love freedom heartily, but good men; the rest love not freedom, but licence. Quote Right
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Quote Left Not to know me argues yourselves unknown. Quote Right
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