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" The mind is its own place, and in itself Can make a Heav'n of Hell, a Hell of Heav'n. "
MILLEDULCIA: A THOUSAND PLEASANT THINGS - Page 160
1857
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A New and old evangelical magazine

...mood. A stronger proof need not be given than in the lines which soon follow : — The mind is its own place, and in itself Can make a Heav'n of Hell, a Hell of Heav'n.— Id. I. 254. Can anything be more just 2 Milton's invocation was surely answered here. What man, accustomed...
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Titan: A Monthly Magazine..., Volume 5

1847
...openly consoles himself with the thought — ' What matter where, if I be still the same, And Kbit I should be, all but less than He Whom thunder hath made greater T ' BV is thus filled with the assurance that in no peer of hell \v he to dread a rival. He next seeks...
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Lectures on the English Poets

William Hazlitt - 1849 - 255 pages
...Receive thy new possessor ; one who brings A mind not to be chang'd by place or time. The mind is its own place, and in itself Can make a Heav'n of Hell, a...all but less than he Whom thunder hath made greater 7 Here at least We shall be free ; th' Almighty hath not built Here for his envy, will not drive us...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books

John Milton - 1849 - 283 pages
...or time. The mind is its own place, and in itself Can make a heaven of hell, a hell of heaven. 255 What matter where, if I be still the same, And what...should be, all but less than he Whom thunder hath mude greater ^ Here at least We shall be free; th' Almighty hath not built Here for his envy ; will...
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Poetical Works

John Milton - 1850 - 658 pages
...itself Can make a Heaven, of Hell, a Hell of Heaveu. What matter where, if I be still the same, "Sid what I should be; all but less than He, Whom thunder hath made greater ! Here, at leapt We shaUJxi free^ the Almighty hath not built Here for his envy; will not drive us hence: Here,...
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The Paradise Lost

John Milton - 1850 - 542 pages
...as in this passage, which describes him as taking possession of his place of torments, 250 — 263. What matter where, if I be still the same, And what I should bo, all but less than he Whom thunder hath made greater ? Here at least We shall be free ; th' Almighty...
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The New American Speaker: A Collection of Oratorical and Dramatical Pieces ...

John Celivergos Zachos - 1851 - 552 pages
...place or time : The mind is its own place, and in itself Can make a Heaven of Hell, a Hell of Heaveu. What matter where, if I be still the same, And what...less than he Whom thunder hath made greater ? Here at lowl We shall be free ; the Almighty hath not built Here for his envy ; will not drive us hence : Here...
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Notes and Queries, Volume 2

1851
...or time. The mind is its own place, and in itself Can make a heaven of hell, — a hell of hcav'n. What matter where, if I be still the same. And what...all but less than he Whom thunder hath made greater t Here at least We shall be free ; the Almighty hath not built Here for his envy ; will not drive us...
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The American Whig Review, Volume 14

1851
...place or time. The mind 9 ita own palace, and in itself Can make a Heaven of Hell, a Hell of Heaven. What matter where, if I be still the same, And what I should be — all but lees than He Whom thunder hath made greater Here, at least, We shall be free ; th' Almighty hath...
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The Works of John Milton, in Verse and Prose, Printed from the ..., Volume 2

John Milton - 1851
...One who brings A mind not to be chang'd by Place or Time. The mind is its own place, and in it felf Can make a Heav'n of Hell, a Hell of Heav'n. What matter where, if I be ftill the fame, And what I mould be, all but lefs then hee Whom Thunder hath made greater ? Here at...
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