An Introduction to the Prose and Poetical Works of John Milton Comprising All the Autobiographic Passages in his Works, the More Explicit Presentations of His Ideas of True Liberty.
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An Introduction to the Prose and Poetical Works of John Milton Comprising All the Autobiographic Passages in his Works, the More Explicit Presentations of His Ideas of True Liberty.

By Hiram Corson
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  • AN INTRODUCTION TO THE PROSE AND POETICAL WORKS OF JOHN MILTON
  • TABLE OF CONTENTS
  • INTRODUCTION
  • MILTON'S AUTOBIOGRAPHY made up of all the more important autobiographical passages contained in his prose and poetical works
    • From the Preface to 'A Defence of the English People'
    • From the 'Second Defence of the People of England in Reply to an Anonymous Libel, entitled "The Cry of the Royal Blood to Heaven against the English Parricides"'
    • To Charles Diodati, Milton's schoolfellow at St. Paul's School, and his dearest friend
    • To Alexander Gill, Jr. (Familiar Letters, No. III.)
    • To Thomas Young. (Familiar Letters, No. IV.)
    • To Charles Diodati,
    • Prolusiones quƦdam OratoriƦ
    • An English letter to a friend (unknown), who, it appears, had been calling him to account for his apparent indifference as to his work in life
    • To Alexander Gill, Jr. (Familiar Letters, No. V.)
    • To Charles Diodati. (Familiar Letters, No. VI.)
    • To Charles Diodati. (Familiar Letters, No. VII.)
    • To Benedetto Bonmattei of Florence. (Familiar Letters, No. VIII.)
    • Mansus
    • From the 'Areopagitica: a speech for the liberty of unlicensed printing. To the Parliament of England'
    • To Lucas Holstenius in the Vatican at Rome. (Familiar Letters, No. IX.)
    • Epitaphium Damonis
    • From 'Of Reformation in England'
    • From 'Animadversions upon the Remonstrant's Defence,' etc.
    • From 'The Reason of Church Government urged against Prelaty'
    • From 'Apology for Smectymnuus'
    • To Carlo Dati, Nobleman of Florence. (Familiar Letters, No. X.)
    • On his Blindness
    • To the most distinguished Leonard Philaras, of Athens, Ambassador from the Duke of Parma to the King of France. (Familiar Letters, No. XII.)
    • To Henry Oldenburg, agent for the city of Bremen in Lower Saxony with the Commonwealth. (Familiar Letters, No. XIV.)
    • To Leonard Philaras, Athenian. (Familiar Letters, No. XV.)
    • To Cyriac Skinner
    • On his deceased wife
    • To the most accomplished Emeric Bigot. (Familiar Letters, No. XXI.)
    • To Henry Oldenburg. (Familiar Letters, No. XXIX.)
    • From 'Considerations touching the Likeliest Means to remove Hirelings out of the Church.' (August, 1659)
    • Autobiographic passages in the 'Paradise Lost'
    • To the very distinguished Peter Heimbach, Councillor to the Elector of Brandenburg. (Familiar Letters, No. XXXI.)
  • PASSAGES IN MILTON'S PROSE AND POETICAL WORKS IN WHICH HIS IDEA OF TRUE LIBERTY, INDIVIDUAL, DOMESTIC, CIVIL, POLITICAL, AND RELIGIOUS, IS EXPLICITLY SET FORTH
    • From 'The Reason of Church Government urged against Prelaty.' Chap. I.
    • Peroration of 'The Second Defence of the People of England'
    • On the Detraction which followed upon my Writing Certain Treatises
  • COMUS
    • THE PERSONS
  • LYCIDAS
  • SAMSON AGONISTES
    • OF THAT SORT OF DRAMATIC POEM WHICH IS CALLED TRAGEDY
    • THE ARGUMENT
    • THE PERSONS
    • SAMSON AGONISTES
  • NOTES
    • A Defence of the People of England
    • The Second Defence of the People of England
    • To Charles Diodati
    • To Alexander Gill, Jr. (Familiar Letters, No. III.)
    • To Thomas Young. (Familiar Letters, No. IV.)
    • To Charles Diodati, making a Stay in the Country
    • Ad Patrem
    • An English Letter to a Friend
    • To Alexander Gill, Jr. (Familiar Letters, No. V.)
    • To Charles Diodati. (Familiar Letters, No. VI.)
    • To Benedetto Bonmattei of Florence. (Familiar Letters, No. VIII.)
    • Mansus
    • Areopagitica
    • To Lucas Holstenius. (Familiar Letters, No. IX.)
    • Epitaphium Damonis
    • Of Reformation in England
    • Animadversions upon the Remonstrant's Defence, etc.
    • The Reason of Church Government urged against Prelaty
    • To Carlo Dati. (Familiar Letters, No. X.)
    • On his Blindness
    • To Leonard Philaras. (Familiar Letters, No. XII.)
    • To Henry Oldenburg. (Familiar Letters, No. XIV.)
    • To Leonard Philaras. (Familiar Letters, No. XV.)
    • To Cyriac Skinner
    • On his deceased wife
    • To Emeric Bigot. (Familiar Letters, No. XXI.)
    • Autobiographic passages in the Paradise Lost
    • Letter to Peter Heimbach. (Familiar Letters, No. XXXI.)
    • Passages in which Milton's Idea of True Liberty is Set Forth
    • Comus
    • Lycidas
    • Samson Agonistes
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