... moral and intellectual qualities. Nor, we are convinced, will the severest of our readers blame us if, on an occasion like the present, we turn for a short time from the topics of the day, to commemorate, in all love and reverence, the genius and... Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature - Page 4301844Full view
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North American review - 1921
...their heroic efforts he wrote Samson Agonistes. As a poet and statesman, says Macaulay, Milton was "the glory of English literature, the champion and the martyr of English liberty". He lived in an age of exalted privileges in culture and learning, and without restraint exhausted every...