... 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... The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature - Page 4301844Full view
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Charles W. Durham, Kristin Pruitt McColgan - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 284 pages
...point out that it is still popular to "extol the poems and to decry the poet." 22 Macaulay revered "the genius and virtues of John Milton, the poet,...literature, the champion and the martyr of English liberty," 23 for his powerful and independent mind, emancipated from the influence of authority. For Macaulay,...