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Milton -- as in: John Milton
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  • As an additional precaution, he made a happy switch from Washington Irving to John Milton.
  • John Milton was supple and concise.
  • John Milton proved fruitful in still one more respect.
  • Thus, typical endorsements on the official documents might read, ’John Milton is a sadist’ or ’Have you seen Milton, John?’
  • John Milton threw open whole new vistas filled with charming, inexhaustible possibilities that promised to ward off monotony forever.
  • Major Major went back to Washington Irving when John Milton grew monotonous.
  • Furthermore, he enabled Major Major to double his output, for John Milton was so much shorter than either his own name or Washington Irving’s and took so much less time to write.

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  • Listen, all kidding aside Irma I’ve gotta get sucked, oh I’ve never flown this high, Jesus to get those sweet little gobbling lips to work right now, I mean somewhere under the blue sky and the burning maple leaves of autumn, fair autumn, and you’ll suck my seed, suck my seed as thick as autumnal leaves that strow the brooks in Vallombrosa, that’s John Milton ."
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice

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