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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 American Speaker: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and Exercises ...

John Frost - 1845 - 448 pages
...Note. — In the following examples the treble emphasis, though not is evidently implied. EXAMPLES. 1. To reign is worth ambition, though in hell ; Better to reign' in helP than serve1 in heaver?. 2. I would rather be \hefirst? man in that village'' than the second!...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Writings of T. Noon Talfourd

Thomas Noon Talfourd - 1846 - 172 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 '" I might multiply passages of the same kind ; but I dare only allude to the proposition...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Writings

Thomas Noon Talfourd - 1846 - 176 pages
....ilmiirHy 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 Patrician, Volume 5

John Burke, Bernard Burke - 1848
...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, Th' associates and copartners of our loss,...
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Études sur Eschyle, Volume 1

Émile Frensdorff - 1846 - 189 pages
...ténèbres, on pourrait conférer Milton, Paradis perdu, I, 260,: 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. La même idée se reproduit liv. II , v. 255 : Preferring Hard liberty before the easy yoke...
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Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Consisting of Elegant Extracts ..., Volume 1

1847 - 506 pages
...Unquenchable, the house of woe and pain. MILTON'S Paradise Lost. 6. 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. 7. A black and hollow vault, Where day is never seen ; there shines no sun, But flaming...
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Paradise Lost: In Twelve Parts. Night Thoughts on Life, Death and ...

John Milton, Edward Young - 1848
...Almighty hath not built Here for his envy ; will not drive us hence : 260 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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Critical and Miscellaneous Writings: With Additional Articles Never Before ...

Sir James Stephen, Sir Thomas Noon Talfourd - 1848 - 172 pages
...Here for Àis cnctt, will not drive us hence ; Here we may reigu •ecure, and in my choice To reigu 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 Book of Liberals ... By Gabriel Goodfellow

Gabriel GOODFELLOW (pseud.) - 1849 - 271 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 ! This, in all probability, was one of the earliest, and is, beyond all question, one of...
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Paradise Lost: In Twelve Parts

John Milton - 1849 - 582 pages
...Almighty hath not built Here for his envy ; will not drive us hence : 200 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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