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Quotation by John Milton
Their martyred blood and ashes sow O'er all the Italian fields where still doth sway The triple tyrant; that from these may grow A hundredfold, who, having learnt thy way, Early may fly the Babylonian woe.
John Milton (1608–1674), British poet. On the Late Massacre in Piedmont (l. 10–14). . .
The Complete Poetry of John Milton. John T. Shawcross, ed. (1963, rev. ed. 1971) Doubleday.
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