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Milton, John
Milton, John
What in me is dark Illumine, what is low raise and support, / That to the height of this great argument / I may assert eternal Providence, / And justify the ways of God to men.
Paradise Lost. Book i. Line 22.

John Milton

Title: John Milton

Author: Milton, John


Complete Poems Written in English
Paradise Lost and Regained—among the greatest epic poems of any age—combined with the full array of Milton’s English works. From the Harvard Classics, Vol. IV. Areopagitica
Responds to attempts of the day to “license,” or ban, religious and political writings. From the Harvard Classics, Vol. III, Part 3. Tractate on Education
A personal epistle aimed at the training of youth in the classic and poetic traditions as well as the future of scientific studies. From the Harvard Classics, Vol. III, Part 4. Bartlett’s Milton Quotations
Epitomal selections by John Bartlett.

Anthologized Verse

Arcades (excerpt) (OBEV); At a Solemn Music (Gold); At a Solemn Musick (OBEV); Comus i (excerpt) (OBEV); Comus ii (excerpt) (OBEV); Comus iii (excerpt) (OBEV); Comus iv (excerpt) (OBEV); Hymn on the Morning of Christ’s Nativity (OBEV); Il Penseroso (Gold); Il Penseroso (OBEV); L’Allegro (Gold); L’Allegro (OBEV); Light (OBEV); Lycidas (Gold); Lycidas (OBEV); Ode on the Morning of Christ’s Nativity (Gold); On His Blindness (Gold); On His Blindness (OBEV); On His Deceased Wife (OBEV); On Shakespear. 1630 (Meta); On the Late Massacre in Piemont (Gold); On the Morning of Christs Nativity (Meta); On Time (OBEV); Samson Agonistes i (excerpt) (OBEV); Samson Agonistes ii (excerpt) (OBEV); To Cyriack Skinner (Gold); To Cyriack Skinner (OBEV); To Mr. Lawrence (Gold); To Mr. Lawrence (OBEV); To the Lady Margaret Ley (Gold); When the Assault Was Intended to the City (Gold)

Writings About Milton, John

Chapter by George Saintsbury with bibliography from the Cambridge History of English Literature.