Quotation by John Milton

Them she upstays
Gently with myrtle band, mindless the while
Herself, though fairest unsupported flower,
From her best prop so far, and storm so nigh.
John Milton (1608–1674), British poet. Paradise Lost (l. Bk. IX, l. 430–433). . .

The Complete Poetry of John Milton. John T. Shawcross, ed. (1963, rev. ed. 1971) Doubleday.
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