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John Milton



    So dear I love him that with him all deaths I could endure, without him live no life.

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    This is the month, and this the happy morn, wherein the Son of heaven's eternal King, of wedded Maid and Virgin Mother born, our great redemption from above did bring.

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    Wisest men / Have erred, and by bad women been deceived; / And shall again, pretend they ne'er so wise.

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    For pity melts the mind to love.

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    Fairy elves, / Whose midnight revels, by a forest side / Or fountain, some belated peasant sees, / Or dreams he sees, while overhead the moon / Sits arbitress.

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    Anarchy is the sure consequence of tyranny; or no power that is not limited by laws can ever be protected by them

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    That power which erring men call chance

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    Earth felt the wound, and Nature from her seat / Sighing through all her works gave signs of woe, / That all was lost.

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    Accuse not Nature, she hath done her part; Do thou but thine.

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    What call thou solitude? Is not the earth with various living creatures, and the air replenished, and all these at thy command to come and play before thee?

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    To live a life half-dead, a living death

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    Those graceful acts, those thousand decencies, that daily flow from all her words and actions, mixed with love and sweet compliance, which declare unfeigned union of mind, or in us both one soul.

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