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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
 
NUMBER:2569
AUTHOR:John Milton (1608–1674)
QUOTATION:Implied
Subjection, but requir’d with gentle sway,
And by her yielded, by him best receiv’d,—
Yielded with coy submission, modest pride,
And sweet, reluctant, amorous delay.
ATTRIBUTION:Paradise Lost. Book iv. Line 307.
 

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