I understand all the words, but not quite the meaning of the following passage, from Milton's Paradise Lost, Book I:
635 For me be witness all the host of heaven,
636 If counsels different, or danger shunn'd,
637 By me, have lost our hopes,
Also, I'd like to know if there are some references online where one can look up passages from this book. My edition has some footnotes, but they're not very thorough.