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Quotation by John Milton
Nor aught availed him now
To have built in heav'n high tow'rs; nor did he scape
By all his engines, but was headlong sent
With his industrious crew to build in hell.
John Milton (1608–1674), British poet. Paradise Lost, bk. 1, l. 748-51 (1667).
Referring to the architect Mulciber, who had built Pandemonium, "the high capital/Of Satan and his peers" (l. 756-7).
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