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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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Paradis perdu: de Milton, Volume 1

John Milton - 1837
...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. ßut wherefore let we then our faithful friends, The associates and copartners of our loss,...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes and a Life of the Author, Volume 1

John Mitford - 1838
...Almighty hath not built Here for his envy, will not drive us hence : aoo 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. 240 recovered strength] Revigorate, resumed, recovering, reviving self-raised, self-recovered....
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Lectures on Confirmation, with practical helps for catechumens

Thomas Griffith - 1838
...— till at last it lift its head into the clouds and strike the firmament, and end with the Satanic choice— " To reign is worth ambition, though in hell: Better to reign in hell, than serve in heaven !" And this it is, then, that we are called on to renounce and to resist, in the very first...
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The Lounger's Common-place Book: Or Miscellaneous Collections in History ...

Jeremiah Whitaker Newman - 1838
...est; etsi in Tartaro, Alto pricesse juvat, • Cotlis quam in ipsis, servire."—CROTIUJ. And in tnv choice. To reign is worth ambition, though in hell. Better to reign in hell than serve in heaven."—MILTOH. Satan's address to Eve in Paradise Lost. " Sovereign of creatures, universal...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - 1841 - 807 pages
...Almighty hath not built Here for his envy, will not drive us hence: Here we may reign secure, and, in Heaven. But wherefore let we then our faithful friends. The associates and copartners of our loss,...
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Le Paradis perdu de J. Milton

John Milton - 1841 - 479 pages
...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...
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The Desire of Reputation: An Address, Before the Phoenix and Union Societies ...

Albert Barnes - 1841 - 36 pages
...if I be still the same, And what I should be; all but less than he Whom thunder hath made greater? In my choice, To reign is worth ambition, though in hell ; Better to reign in hell than serve in heaven." PAB. LosT, B. i. The history of the world, as now recorded, has been a history of wars;...
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The Monthly Magazine, Or, British Register

1841
...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 !" ' " I might multiply passages of the same kind ; but I dare only allude to the proposition...
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The Christian reformer; or, Unitarian magazine and review [ed. by R. Aspland].

Robert Aspland - 1842
...Lost ; ' this was indeed grand ; and when he pronounced the following very difficult lines — ' and in my choice To reign is worth ambition, though in hell ; Better to reign in hell than serve in heaven' — * Since removed to Bruce Castle, Tottenham, Middlesex. vol.. ix. 2 s the idea of the...
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The Works of Joseph Addison, Volumes 1-2

Joseph Addison - 1842
...Almighty hath not built Here for bis envy ; will not drive us hence : Here we may reign secure; and Addison bell, than serve in heav'n. Amidst those impieties which this enraged spirit utters in other places...
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