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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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The Spectator: With Notes and a General Index, Volumes 1-2

1836 - 938 pages
...at least We shall be free! tb' Almighty hath not built Here for his envy; will not drive us hence: Here we may reign secure; and in my choice To reign...worth ambition, though in hell : Better to reign in bell, than serve in heav'n. Amidst those impieties which this enraged spirit utters in other places...
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The Poetical Works of Milton, Young, Gray, Beattie, and Collins: Complete in ...

John Milton, Edward Young, Thomas Gray, James Beattie, William Collins - English poetry - 1836 - 558 pages
...at least We shall be free : the Almighty hath not built Sere 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: Jetter to reign in hell, than serve in Heaven ! 3ut wherefore let we then our faithful friends, Th'...
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Œuvres complètes, Volume 35

François-René vicomte de Chateaubriand - 1837 - 430 pages
...least We shall be free ; the 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 : Retter to reign in hell , than serve in heaven. " But wherefore let we then our faithful friends...
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Le paradis perdu, Volume 2

John Milton - 1837 - 426 pages
...Almighty hath not built Here for his envy ; wilj not drive us hence : Here we may reign secùïe ; and in my choice To reign is worth ambition , though...friends , The associates and copartners of our loss , Lie thus astonish'd on the oblivious pool ; And call them not to share with us their part In this...
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Paradis perdu: de Milton, Volume 1

John Milton - 1837 - 524 pages
...at least We shall be free; the Almighty hath not built Here for his envy; will not drive us hence : Here we may reign secure ; and in my choice To reign...though in hell : Better to reign in hell, than serve in heaven. ßut wherefore let we then our faithful friends, The associates and copartners of our loss,...
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Oeuvres complètes de m. le vicomte de Chateaubriand: Le Paradis Perdu de Milton

François-René vicomte de Chateaubriand - 1837
...least We shall be free ; the 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 bell : Better to reign in hell , than serve in heaven. " But wherefore let we then our faithful friends...
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The Spectator, no. 1-314

Joseph Addison - Bookbinding - 1837 - 480 pages
...Here for his envy ; will not drive us hence : Here we may reign secure; and in my choice To reign ie worth ambition, though in hell: Better to reign in hell, than serve in heav'n. Amidst those impieties which this enraged spirit utters in other places of the poem, the...
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The Lounger's Common-place Book: Or Miscellaneous Collections in History ...

Jeremiah Whitaker Newman - Commonplace-books - 1838 - 404 pages
...est; etsi in Tartaro, Alto pricesse juvat, • Cotlis quam in ipsis, servire."—CROTIUJ. And in tnv choice. To reign is worth ambition, though in hell. Better to reign in hell than serve in heaven."—MILTOH. Satan's address to Eve in Paradise Lost. " Sovereign of creatures, universal...
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Lectures on Confirmation, with practical helps for catechumens

Thomas Griffith - 1838 - 216 pages
...— till at last it lift its head into the clouds and strike the firmament, and end with the Satanic choice— " To reign is worth ambition, though in hell: Better to reign in hell, than serve in heaven !" And this it is, then, that we are called on to renounce and to resist, in the very first...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes and a Life of the Author

John Milton - 1839 - 518 pages
...shall be free ; th' Almighty hath not built Here for his envy, will not drive us hence : 260 Her£ we may reign secure, and in my choice To reign is...though in hell : Better to reign in hell, than serve in heaven. 9-io recover'd strength] Revigorate, resumed, recovering, reviving self-raised, self-recovered....
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