|John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.|
|AUTHOR:||John Milton (16081674)|
|QUOTATION:||For who would lose,|
Though full of pain this intellectual being,
Those thoughts that wander through eternity,
To perish rather, swallowd up and lost
In the wide womb of uncreated night?
|ATTRIBUTION:||Paradise Lost. Book ii. Line 146.|