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John Milton
(1608-1674) born on
Dec 09
English poet, essayist. He was a master epic poetry; Wrote in four languages including "Paradise Lost," 1676, after losing his sight.
         
   
F
For books are not absolutely dead things, but do contain a potency of life in them ; they do preserve as in a vial the purest efficacy and extraction of that living intellect that bred them.

R
The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a heaven a hell, a hell a heaven.
A
Th'invention all admir'd, and each, how he To be th'inventor miss'd; so easy it seem'd once found, which yet unfound most would have thought impossible.
N
It is not miserable to be blind; it is miserable to be incapable of enduring blindness.
K
Who overcomes
By force, hath overcome but half his foe.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Areopagitica: a Speech for the Liberty of Unlicensed Printing to the Parliament of England," 1644.
R: Satan, in "Paradise Lost," bk. 1.
A: In "Isaac Asimov's Book of Science and Nature Quotations," ed. Jason Shulman & Isaac Asimov, 1988.
N: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
K: "Paradise Lost," bk. I.
   


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