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Quotation by John Milton
I yielded, and unlocked her all my heart,
Who with a grain of manhood well resolved
Might easily have shook off all her snares;
But foul effeminacy held me yoked
John Milton (1608–1674), British poet. repr. In Milton's Poetical Works, ed. Douglas Bush (1966). Samson, in Samson Agonistes, l. 407-11 (1671).
Referring to D lila (Delilah).
Surprise me with a
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