Paradise Lost

by: John Milton

Book I, lines 1–26

Quotes Book I, lines 1–26
That shepherd, who first taught the chosen seed, In the beginning how the heavens and earth Rose out of Chaos: (I, 8–10)
I thence Invoke thy aid to my advent’rous song. (I, 12–13)
Instruct me, for thou know’st: thou from the first Wast present[.] (I, 19–20)