"Better to reign in hell than serve in heaven". Which of the following famous poets said these words?

Options :
  1. William Shakespeare
  2. John Milton
  3. William Wordsworth
  4. Lord Tennyson
Answer and Explanation :-

Answer: Option 2


'Paradise Lost' is an epic poem written by the 17th century English poet John Milton. Satan is the first major character introduced in the poem. Formerly called Lucifer, he was the most beautiful of all angels in Heaven, and is a tragic figure who is cast out of Heaven by God with his followers and describes himself with the now-famous quote, "Better to reign in hell than serve in heaven".

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