The characteristic of Chaucer is intensity: of Spencer, remoteness: of Milton elevation and of Shakespeare everything.
— William Hazlitt

Malt does more than milton can to justify God's ways to man.
A.E. Housman milton quote

Milton calls the university A stony-hearted step-mother.
— Augustine Birrell

Poetry is what Milton saw when he went blind.
— Don Marquis

The ancients recommended us to sacrifice to the Graces, but Milton sacrificed to the Devil.
— Voltaire