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Comprehensive information about John Milton including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. John Milton was an English poet, polemicist, man of letters, and a civil servant for the Commonwealth of England under Oliver Cromwell. He is known for the works: Paradise Lost, Paradise Regained, Lycidas, L'Allegro, and Il Penseroso. This educational John Milton resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.


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Quote Left Better to reign in Hell than serve in Heaven. Quote Right
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Quote Left 'Tis chastity, my brother, chastity. She that has that is clad in complete steel, and like a quivered nymph with arrows keen may trace huge forests and unharbored heaths, infamous hills and sandy perilous wilds, where through the sacred rays of chastity, no savage fierce, bandit, or mountaineer will dare to soil her virgin purity. Quote Right
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Quote Left Millions of spiritual creatures walk the earth Unseen, both when we wake and when we sleep. Quote Right
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Quote Left Let none admire that riches grow in hell; that soil may best deserve the precious bane. Quote Right
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Quote Left Thus Belial, with words clothed in reason's garb, counseled ignoble ease, and peaceful sloth, not peace. Quote Right
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