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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, with a memoir by J. Montgomery, Volume 1

John Milton - 1843
...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 loss,...
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Select Works of the British Poets, in a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - 1843 - 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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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - 1843 - 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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Oeuvres complètes de M. le vicomte de Chateaubriand: Oeuvres littéraires ...

François-René vicomte de Chateaubriand - 1843
...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...
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The Existence of Evil Spirits Proved: And Their Agency, Particularly in ...

Walter Scott - 1843 - 525 pages
...LECT. n. fectly agrees with truth and nature. We might almost imagine that Satan actually exclaimed, "To reign is worth ambition, though in hell ; Better to reign in hell, than serve in heaven." May not something take place amongst these fallen spirits similar to what we know often...
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Elements of Rhetoric and Literary Criticism: With Copious Practical ...

James Robert Boyd - 1844 - 306 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 reign in hell than serve in heaven." Perhaps of all the passages in Paradise Lost, the descrip tion of the employments of the...
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Elocution: Or, Mental and Vocal Philosophy: Involving the Principles of ...

C. P. Bronson - 1845 - 320 pages
...Almighty halli not built Here for his envy / will not drive us hence ; Herewe may reign secure; and in my choice, To reign is worth ambition, though in hell : Better to reign in hell, than serve in Heaven. He is my bane. I cannot bear him ; One heav'n and earth can never hold us both, : Still...
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Lectures on the English Comic Writers

William Hazlitt - 1845 - 222 pages
...th' 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." The whole of the speeches and debates in Pandemonrum are well worthy of the place and the...
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The rhetorical reader, consisting of choice specimens of oratorical ...

John Hall Hindmarsh - 1845 - 80 pages
...the two following examples. though not expressed, is, in Mr. Walker's opinion, clearly implied. 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 vitlage than the se'cond in Rome'." General...
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A System of English Grammar

1845 - 168 pages
...13. Forever is not a category that can establish itself in this world of time. Carlyle. 14. 'I'n reign is worth ambition, though in hell; Better to reign in hell than serve in heaven. Milton. 15. In the sands of Africa and Arabia the camel is a sacred and precious gift. ...
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