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Milton's arrival in London.—Commences schoolmaster.-Re-
Admiration of the Reformation. Appeal to the united English and
Presbyterians oppose the execution of the King.–Testimony of
* The writer, by mistake, has in this Chapter used the name of Hume instead.
Oliver Cromwell appointed Lord Protector.-Milton's reason for
The Duke of Savoy persecutes the Waldenses.-Cromwell's noble
burgh, to the King of France, to the Cities of the Switzers, to Cardinal Mazarin-Richard, Protector, to the King of the Swedes.The Parliament to the King of the Swedes, to the King of Denmark. Page 167—117.
Restoration of Charles II.-Milton secretes himself.--Sonnet. Anecdote.-Two of his works burnt.--Secured by act of Oblivion.Exemplifies the Character of Abdiel.-Marries his third wife.-Removes to Chalfont.--Thomas Ellwood and Paradise Lost.--Extracts from that inimitable Poem.-Anecdote of Milton.--Anecdote of the Duke of York.-Paradise Regained.-Samson Agonistes.-Letter to Peter Heimbach.-His Treatise on True Religion.-Andrew Marvell.-Respect shown to Milton.-His death and funeral.His person and character.-His will.--His widow and daughters.Original Letter of Mr. George Vertue.-Monuments.—Treatise of Christian Doctrine.--Extracts.-Remarks. List of works. Page 213.
Animadversions on Dr. Johnson's Life of Milton.-Proclamation against Milton.--Extracts from Council Book respecting Milton. Page 267—300.