Milton's English Poetry: Being Entries from A Milton Encyclopedia
Bucknell University Press, 1986 - 248 pages
In this survey one may discover Milton as he saw himself and come to recapture some of his originality. The selections from A Milton Encyclopedia in this volume were written by experts in each subject.
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On the University Carrier
Psalms Miltons Translations from the
On May Morning
On the Death of a Fair Infant Dying of a Cough
On the Morning of Christs Nativity
On the New Forcers of Conscience under the Long Parliament
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Page 28 - O'er the smooth enamelled green, Where no print of step hath been, Follow me, as I sing And touch the warbled string: Under the shady roof Of branching elm star-proof Follow me. I will bring you where she sits, Clad in splendour as befits Her deity. Such a rural Queen All Arcadia hath not seen.