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John Milton

John Milton wrote essays, sonnets and, most importantly, Paradise Lost, considered by many scholars the greatest epic poem of the English language. Milton was a Londoner and received his education at…

John Milton GOODENOW

GOODENOW, John Milton, a Representative from Ohio; born in Westmoreland, Cheshire County, N.H., in 1782; attended the public schools; engaged in mercantile pursuits; studied law; was admitted t…

Recommended Online Poetry Collections

Poetry resources and poetry in the public domain compiled by David Johnson Follow, poet, follow right To the bottom of the night, With your unconstraining voice Still persuade us t…

John Milton - Paradise Lost: Book VI

Book VI All night the dreadless Angel unpursu'd Through Heav'ns wide Champain held his way, till Morn, Wak't by the circling Hours, with rosie hand Unbarr'd the gates of Light. There is a Cav…

John Milton - Paradise Lost: Book IV

Book IV O For that warning voice, which he who saw Th' APOCALYPS, heard cry in Heaven aloud, Then when the Dragon, put to second rout, Came furious down to be reveng'd on men, WO TO THE INHABI…

John Milton - Paradise Lost: Book VIII

Book VIII No more of talk where God or Angel Guest With Man, as with his Friend, familiar us'd To sit indulgent, and with him partake Rural repast, permitting him the while Venial discourse un…

John Milton NILES

Senate Years of Service: 1835-1837; 1837-1839; 1843-1849Party: Jacksonian; Democrat; DemocratNILES, John Milton, a Senator from Connecticut; born in Windsor, Hartford County, Conn., August 20, …

John Milton THAYER

Senate Years of Service: 1867-1871Party: RepublicanTHAYER, John Milton, (uncle of Arthur Laban Bates), a Senator from Nebraska; born in Bellingham, Mass., January 24, 1820; graduated from Brown…

John Milton GLOVER

GLOVER, John Milton, (nephew of John Montgomery Glover), a Representative from Missouri; born in St. Louis, Mo., June 23, 1852; attended the public schools of his native city and Washington Uni…

John Milton ELLIOTT

ELLIOTT, John Milton, a Representative from Kentucky; born on the banks of Clinch River in Scott County, Va., May 20, 1820; moved to Morgan County (now Elliott County), Ky., and attended the co…