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The Complete Shorter Poems of John Milton

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John Milton is most famously remembered for his epic narrative "Paradise Lost" and its sequel "Paradise Regained". In addition to these classic works Milton wrote several shorter pieces. These shorter works are collected together in this volume and include the following: On the Morning of Christ's Nativity; A Paraphrase on Psalm CXIV; Psalm CXXXVI; On the Death of a Fair Infant Dying of a Cough; At a Vacation Exercise in the College, Part Latin, Part English; The Passion; On Shakespeare; On the University Carrier; Another on the Same; An Epitaph on the marchioness of Winchester; On His Being Arrived to the Age of Twenty-Three; L'Allegro; Il Penseroso; Sonnet to the Nightingale; Song on May Morning; On Time; At a Solemn Music; Upon the Circumcision; Arcades; Comus, a Mask; Lycidas; When the Assault was Intended to the City; To a Virtuous Young Lady; To the Lady Margaret Ley; On the Detraction which Followed upon my Writing Certain Treatises; On the Same; On the New Forcers of Conscience under the Long Parliament; To Mr. H. Lawes on His Airs; On the Religious Memory of Mrs. Catherine Thomson, my Christian Friend, deceased Dec. 16, 1646; On the Lord General Fairfax at the Siege of Colchester; To the Lord General Cromwell, on the Proposals of Certain Ministers at the Committee for the Propagation of the Gospel; To Sir Henry Vane the Younger; On the Late Massacre in Piemont; On His Blindness; To Mr. Lawrence; To Cyriack Skinner; To the Same; On his Deceased Wife; Milton’s Introduction to Samson Agonistes; and Samson Agonistes.

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