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Quotes

"What needs my Shakespear for his honour'd Bones,
The labour of an age in piled Stones" (On Shakespeare, p. 9).


"Com, and trip it as ye go,
On the light fantastick toe" (L'Allegro, p. 11).


"Sweet Bird, that shunn'st the noise of folly,
Most musicall, most melancholy" (Il Pensoroso, p. 16).


"How soon hath Time the suttle theef of youth,
Stoln on his wing my three and twentieth yeer" (How Soon Hath Time, p. 28).


Helpe us to save free Conscience from the paw
Of hireling wolves whose Gospell is their maw" (To the Lord Generall Cromwell, p. 30).


"They also serve who only stand and waite" (When I Consider, p. 32).

"What hath night to do with sleep" (Comus, p. 38).

"And that which is not good, is not delicious
To a wel-govern'd and wise appetite" (Comus, p. 55).


"Ask for this great Deliverer now, and find him
Eyeless in Gaza at the Mill with slaves...

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