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PROSE AND POETICAL WORKS
Comprising all the Autobiographic Passages in his Works, the more Explicit
Presentations of his Ideas of True Liberty
COMUS, LYCIDAS, and SAMSON AGONISTES
With Notes and Forewords
HIRAM CORSON, LL.D.
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Norwood Mass. U.S.A.
• Servant of God, well done! Well hast thou fought
The better fight, who single hast maintained
– Paradise Lost, VI. 29–37.
“O mighty-mouthed inventor of harmonies,
Milton, a name to resound for ages;
Rings to the roar of an angel onset —
Charm, as a wanderer out in ocean,
Whisper in odorous heights of even.'