Talk:Paradise Lost

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  • Great job! Not one great quote overlooked.. Great balanced page design. This is the standard of a quote page. It enables a reader to sample and taste and enables discussion. It allows the work to live on for ever.--Oracleofottawa 06:18, 22 September 2009 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  • hello, I am trying to locate a book with aquote. could you please furnish me the name of the book that contains this sentence. ""I would rather led in hell, then to follow in heaven""
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  • Tis an easy answer my friend! Paradise Lost Book I, line 263 I believe, which is included on the quote page...--Oracleofottawa 02:52, 9 November 2010 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Johnson quote?[edit]

This is usually attributed to Samuel Johnson:

  • Paradise Lost is a book which, once one puts it down, one finds very hard to pick up again.

True or not? -- JackofOz (talk) 02:28, 25 July 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Close. "'Paradise Lost' is one of the books which the reader admires and lays down, and forgets to take up again. None ever wished it longer than it is." You'll find it on the Johnson Wikiquote page. Wgrommel (talk) 23:36, 5 May 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]