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Comprehensive information about John Milton including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. John Milton was an English poet, polemicist, man of letters, and a civil servant for the Commonwealth of England under Oliver Cromwell. He is known for the works: Paradise Lost, Paradise Regained, Lycidas, L'Allegro, and Il Penseroso. This educational John Milton resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.


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Quote Left Triumphing over Death, and Chance, and thee O Time. Quote Right
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Quote Left Find out the peaceful hermitage, The hairy gown and mossy cell,... Quote Right
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Quote Left What wisdom can there be to choose, what continence to forbear without the knowledge of evil? He that can apprehend and consider vice with all her baits and seeming pleasures, and yet abstain, and yet distinguish, and yet prefer that which is truly better, he is the true wayfaring Christian. Quote Right
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Quote Left ...A good book is the precious lifeblood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life. Quote Right
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Quote Left He who reigns within himself and rules his passions, desires, and fears is more than a king. Quote Right
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