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‘He trusted to have equalled the most high’.

‘No light, but rather darkness visible’.

‘misery hath joined / In equal ruin’.

‘till then who knew / The force of those dire arms?’.

‘potent Victor in his rage’.

‘O prince, o chief of many throned powers’.

'Whether upheld by strength, or chance, or fate’.

‘Infinite goodness, grace and mercy shown’.

‘Whom reason hath equalled, force hath made supreme / Above his equals’.

‘Here at last / We shall be free’.


‘Princes, potentates, / warriors, the flower of heaven, once yours now lost’.

‘Awake, arise, or be for ever fallen’.

‘his heart / Distends with pride’.

‘Tears such as angels weep, burst forth’.

‘upheld by old repute’.

‘his strength concealed’.

‘Which tempted our attempt, and wrought our fall’.

‘Space may produce new worlds’.

‘hurling defiance toward the vault of heaven’.

‘least erected spirit’.


‘Sing heavenly muse’.

‘Instruct me, for thou know’st’.

‘what in me is dark / Illumine’.

‘justify the ways of God to men’.

‘set himself in glory above his peers’.

‘Him the almighty Power / Hurled headlong flaming from the ethereal sky’.

‘lay vanquished’.

‘torture without end’.

‘As far removed from God and light of heaven’.

‘Clothed with transcendent brightness didst outshine Myriads though bright’.




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