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" 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. "
Select British Classics - Page 240
1803
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The Poetical Works of John Milton ...

John Milton - 1824 - 131 pages
...Almi-lity hath not built Here for his envy ; will not drive us hence : 260 Hure we may reitrn secure ; and in my choice To reign is worth ambition, though in hell : Better to -sign in hell, than serve in heaven But wherefore let we then our faithful friende. Th- associates...
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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - 1825 - 562 pages
...not built Here for his envy, will not drive us henee : Here we may reign seeure, and, in my ehoiee, irlond hadde he sette upon his hede, As gret as it were for an alestake ; A bokeler hadde But wherefore let we then our faithful friends, Th' assoeiates and eopartners of our loss, Lie thus...
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The elementary elocutionist: a selection of pieces in prose and verse, by J ...

John White (A.M.) - 1826
...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 ! But wherefore let we, then, our faithful friends, The associates and co-partners of our...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books

John Milton - 1831 - 294 pages
...Almighty hath not built Here for his envy ; will not drive us hence : 26O 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 !v -rt But wherefore let we then our faithful friends, The associates and copartners of our...
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Oeuvres de Delille, Volume 1

Jacques Delille, Virgil, John Milton, Pierre-François Tissot - 1832
...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 ! But wherefore let we then our faithful friends, The' associates and copartners of our loss,...
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Principles of Elocution: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and ...

Thomas Ewing - 1832
...the following examples the treble emphasis, though not expressed, is evidently implied. EXAMPLES. 1. To reign is worth ambition, though in hell ; Better to reign' in hell' than serve' in heaven'. 2. I would rather be the first' man in that village'' than the tecond' in Rome\ THE ANTECEDENT....
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A Grammar of Elocution

Rev. Samuel Wood - 1833
...place the emphatic inflections. Thus, in the following passage from Milton (Paradise Lost, BI 262), To reign is worth ambition, though in hell ; Better to reign- in hell, than serve in heaven. The words heaven and hell are here opposed to each other, and ought, therefore, if we follow...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem

John Milton - 1833 - 351 pages
...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 reigu in Hell than serve in Heaven ! But wherefore let we then our faithful friends, Th' associates...
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The Spectator: With Notes and a General Index, Volumes 1-2

1836
...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 is 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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Le paradis perdu, Volume 1

John Milton, François-René de Chateaubriand - 1837 - 495 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 in hell : Better to reign in hell , than serve in heaven. " But wherefore let we then our faithful friends , The associates and copartners of our...
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