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Thus with the year
Seasons return; but not to me returns
Day, or the sweet approach of even or morn,
Or sight of vernal bloom, or summer's rose,
Or flocks, or herds, or human face divine.

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Since called The Paradise of Fools, to few unknown.

Book iii. Line 495. At whose sight all the stars Hide their diminished heads.

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And, in the lowest deep, a lower deep,
Still threatening to devour me, opens wide,
To which the hell I suffer seems a heaven.

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So farewell hope, and with hope farewell fear,
Farewell remorse ; all good to me is lost.
Evil, be thou my good.

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That practised falsehood under saintly shew,
Deep malice to conceal.

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For contemplation he and valour formed,
For softness she, and sweet attractive grace.

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His fair large front and eye sublime declared
Absolute rule ; and hyacinthine locks
Round from his parted forelock manly hung
Clustering, but not beneath his shoulders broad.

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Adam the goodliest man of men since born
His sons, the fairest of her daughters Eve.

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And with necessity,
The tyrant's plea, excused his devilish deeds.

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Imparadised in one another's arms.

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Now came still evening on, and twilight grey
Had in her sober livery all things clad. Book iv. Line 598.

With thee conversing, I forget all time;
All seasons and their change, all please alike.

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Millions of spiritual creatures walk the earth
Unseen, both when we wake and when we sleep.

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Hail, wedded love! mysterious law, true source
Of human offspring.

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Him thus intent Ithuriel with his spear
Touched lightly.

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Not to know me argues yourselves unknown,
The lowest of your throng.

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All hell broke loose.

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Now morn, her rosy steps in the eastern clime
Advancing, sowed the earth with orient pearl.

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Good, the more Communicated, more abundant grows.* Book v. Line 71.


These are thy glorious works, Parent of good!

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A wilderness of sweets.

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Another morn Risen on mid-noon.

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So saying, with despatchful looks, in haste
She turns, on hospitable thoughts intent.

Book v. Line 331. Thrones, dominations, princedoms, virtues, powers.

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They eat, they drink, and in communion sweet
Quaff immortality and joy.

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Satan, so call him now, his former name
Is heard no more in heaven.

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So spake the seraph Abdiel, faithful found
Among the faithless, faithful only he. Book v. Line 896.

Dire was the noise of conflict.

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More safe I sing with mortal voice, unchanged
To hoarse or mute, though fallen on evil days,
On evil days though fallen, and evil tongues.

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* That good diffused may more abundant grow.

Cowper. Contersation

Still govern thou my song, Urania, and fit audience find, though few.

Book vii. Line 30. Now half appeared The tawny lion, pawing to get free His hinder parts.

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The Angel ended, and in Adam's ear
So charming left his voice, that he awhile
Thought him still speaking, still stood fixed to hear.

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And grace that won who saw to wish her stay.

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And, touched by her fair tendance, gladlier grew.

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Cycle and epicycle, orb in orb.

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And feel that I am happier than I know.

Book viii. Line 282. Grace was in all her steps, heaven in her eye, In every gesture dignity and love. Book viii. Line 488.

Her virtue and the conscience of her worth,
That would be wooed and not unsought be won.

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To the nuptial bower
I led her, blushing like the morn. All heaven,
And happy constellations on that hour
Shed their selectest influence; the earth
Gave sign of gratulation, and each hill ;
Joyous the birds ; fresh gales and gentle airs

Whispered it to the woods, and from their wings
Flung rose, flung odours from the spicy shrub.

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So well to know
Her own, that what she wills to do or say,
Seems wisest, virtuousest, discreetest, best !

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Those graceful acts,
Those thousand decencies, that daily flow
From all her words and actions.

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To whom the angel, with a smile that glowed
Celestial rosy red, love's proper hue.

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Pleased me, long choosing and beginning late.

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For solitude sometimes is best society,
And short retirement urges sweet return.

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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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High over-arched, and echoing walks between.

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Yet I shall temper so Justice with mercy, as may illustrate most Them fully satisfied, and thee appease. Book x. Line 77.

Moping melancholy, And moon-struck madness.

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