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Milton -- as in: John Milton
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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
  • As an additional precaution, he made a happy switch from Washington Irving to John Milton.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • The poem is signed John Milton.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • It was not until Andros read John Milton’s Paradise Lost that he saw his destiny materialize before him.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol

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  • But when a poet chooses to write a sonnet rather than, say, John Milton’s epic Paradise Lost, it’s not because he’s lazy.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • John Milton, Paradise Lost.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Glass
  • The next great author was John Milton.
    Richard Lederer  --  A Brief History of the World
  • Dorothea had thought that she could have been patient with John Milton, but she had never imagined him behaving in this way; and for a moment Mr. Casaubon seemed to be stupidly undiscerning and odiously unjust.
    George Eliot  --  Middlemarch
  •   I sung of Chaos and eternal Night, Taught by the heav’nly Muse to venture down The dark descent, and up to reascend… John Milton, Paradise Lost   .
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Bones
  • "William Blake," and "John Milton."
    Thomas Wolfe  --  Look Homeward, Angel

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  • /To advocate/, indeed, was used by Thomas Nashe in 1589, and by John Milton half a century later, but it seems to have been reinvented in America.
    Henry L. Mencken  --  The American Language
  • ] [Footnote 658: Doleful histories of Adam’s fall, etc. The subject of Paradise Lost, the great poem by John Milton.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson  --  Selected Essays
  • …i keep telling myself how important this introspective journal will be. it’s a strange sensation to pick up a book that you’ve read and enjoyed just a few months ago and discover that you don’t remember it. i remembered how great i thought john milton was, but when i picked up paradise lost i couldn’t understand it at all. i got so angry i threw the book across the room. i’ve got to try to hold on to some of it. some of the things i’ve learned. oh, god, please don’t take it all away.…
    Daniel Keyes  --  Flowers for Algernon
  • JOHN MILTON Prologue.
    Nora Roberts  --  Blood Brothers
  • John Milton was supple and concise.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • This is not John Milton’s "Lycidas" (1637), not a classical elegy in which all nature weeps.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • John Milton took most of his subject matter and a great deal of material for his great works from you-knowwhere: Paradise Lost, Paradise Regained, Samson Agonistes.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • John Milton proved fruitful in still one more respect.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • Thus, typical endorsements on the official documents might read, ’John Milton is a sadist’ or ’Have you seen Milton, John?’
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • John Milton threw open whole new vistas filled with charming, inexhaustible possibilities that promised to ward off monotony forever.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • Major Major went back to Washington Irving when John Milton grew monotonous.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • 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.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • John Milton was an Illuminatus.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • John Milton?
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • She felt sure that she would have accepted the judicious Hooker, if she had been born in time to save him from that wretched mistake he made in matrimony; or John Milton when his blindness had come on; or any of the other great men whose odd habits it would have been glorious piety to endure; but an amiable handsome baronet, who said "Exactly" to her remarks even when she expressed uncertainty,—how could he affect her as a lover?
    George Eliot  --  Middlemarch
  • Sir Philip Sidney, Earl of Essex, Lord Bacon, Sir Walter Raleigh, John Milton, Sir Henry Vane, Isaac Walton, Dr. John Donne, Abraham Cowley, Charles Cotton, John Pym, and John Hales were Englishmen, scholars, statesmen, and authors.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson  --  Selected Essays
  • …years after Shakspeare, and died twenty-three years after him; and I find, among his correspondents and acquaintances, the following persons:[609] Theodore Beza, Isaac Casaubon, Sir Philip Sidney, Earl of Essex, Lord Bacon, Sir Walter Raleigh, John Milton, Sir Henry Vane, Isaac Walton, Dr. Donne, Abraham Cowley, Berlarmine, Charles Cotton, John Pym, John Hales, Kepler, Vieta, Albericus Gentilis, Paul Sarpi, Arminius; with all of whom exists some token of his having communicated,…
    Ralph Waldo Emerson  --  Selected Essays
  • JOHN MILTON BloodBrothers Page 13 of 257 Page 13 of 257 Contents Prologue Chapter One Chapter Two Chapter Three Chapter Four Chapter Five Chapter Six Chapter Seven Chapter Eight Chapter Nine Chapter Ten Chapter Eleven Chapter Twelve Chapter Thirteen Chapter Fourteen Chapter Fifteen Chapter Sixteen Chapter Seventeen Chapter Eighteen Chapter Nineteen Chapter Twenty BloodBrothers Page 14 of 257 Page 14 of 257 Prologue Hawkins Hollow Maryland Province 1652 I T CRAWLED ALONG THE AIR THAT…
    Nora Roberts  --  Blood Brothers
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