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" Almighty hath not built Here for his envy, will not drive us hence: Here we may reign secure, and, in my choice, To reign is worth ambition, though in hell; Better to reign in hell, than serve in heaven. "
Paradise Lost - Page 62
by John Milton - 1896 - 210 pages
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books, Volume 1

John Milton - 1750 - 670 pages
...Almighty hath not built Here for his envy, will not drive us hence : 260 Here we may reign fecure, and in my choice To reign is worth ambition though in Hell : Better to reign in Hell, than ferve in Heaven. But wherefore let we then our faithful friends, Th' aflbciates and copartners of our...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem in Twelve Books, Volume 1

John Milton - English poetry - 1750 - 672 pages
...Almighty hath not built Here for his envy, will not drive us hence : 260 Here we may reign fecure, and in my choice To reign. is worth ambition though in Hell : Better to reign in Hf 11, than ferve in Heaven, But wherefore let we then our faithful friends, Th' affociates and copartners...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. The Sixth ...

John Milton - 1763 - 670 pages
...Almighty hath not built Here for his envy, will not drive us hence : 260 Here we may reign fecure, and in my choice 'To reign is worth ambition though in Hell : Better to reign in Hell, than ferve in Heaven. But wherefore let we then our faithful friends, Th' afTociates and copartners of our...
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Milton's Paradise lost, a poem. With prefatory characters of the several ...

John Milton - 1767 - 448 pages
...Almighty hath not built Here for his envy, will not drive us hence : 260 Here we may reign fecure, and in my choice To reign is worth ambition, though in hell: Better to reign in hell, than ferva in heaven. But wherefore let we then otir faithful friends, Til' aflbciates and copartners of...
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Bell's Edition: The Poets of Great Britain Complete from Chaucer to ...

English poetry - 1776 - 478 pages
...Almighty hath not built Here for his envy, will not drive us hence : after Here we may reign fecure, and in my choice To reign is worth ambition though in Hell : Better to reign in Hell, than ferve in Heav'n. But wherefore let we then our faithful friends, Th* aflbciates and copartners of our...
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The Works of the English Poets: Milton

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779 - 280 pages
...th' Almighty hath not built Here for his envy, will not drive us hence : Here we may reign fecure, and in my choice To reign is worth ambition though in Hell : Better Better to reign in Hell, than ferve in Heaven. But wherefore let we then our faithful friends, Th'...
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Paradise lost a poem, with a biogr. and critical account of the author [by E ...

John Milton - 1789 - 274 pages
...Almighty hath not built Here for his envy, will not drive us hence : 260 Here we may reign fexnire, and in my choice To reign is worth ambition, though in hell : liitter to reign in hell, than ferve in heaven. Rut wherefore let we then our faithful friends, Th'...
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A full inquiry into the subject of suicide: To which are added (as being ...

Charles Moore - Dueling - 1790 - 472 pages
...fuicide on any occafion. The fpeech of Satan in Milton is exactly oppofite in every point. • " In my choice " To reign is worth ambition though in Hell: " Better to reign in Hell than ferve in Heaven!" The Greek tragedians very frequently introduce the idea of fuicide, as much becoming...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and ..., Volume 10

English poets - 1790 - 272 pages
...Almighty hath not built Here for his envy, will not drive us hence : 260 Here we may reign fecure, and in my choice To reign is worth ambition though in Hell : Better Better to reign in Hell, than ferve in Heaven. But wherefore let we then our faithful friends, Th'...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. Printed from ...

John Milton - 1795 - 316 pages
...least We shall be free ; th' Almighty hath not built Here for his envy, will not drive us hence : 560 Here we may reign secure, and in my choice To reign...worth ambition though in Hell: Better to reign in HelJ, than serve in Heaven. But wherefore let we then our faithful friends, Th' associates and copartners...
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