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  1. John Milton - Early translations and poems | Britannica John Milton Early translations and poems of John Milton By the time he returned to England in 1639, Milton had manifested remarkable talent as a linguist and translator and extraordinary versatility as a poet.

  2. Nov 18, 2021 · John Milton (9 December 1608 – 8 November 1674) was an English poet and intellectual. He served as a civil servant for the Commonwealth of England under its Council of State and later under Oliver Cromwell, and was also known for his poetry and writings that often tackled political issues in a time of religious and political instability.

  3. The English poet John Milton was a champion of liberty. As a Protestant, he believed that the individual reader should interpret the Bible. He is chiefly famous for his epic (a long poem centered around a legendary hero) poem Paradise Lost and for his defense of uncensored (not checked for materials that may be harmful) publication.

  4. Nov 10, 2019 · John Milton (1608-74) is one of the most important poets of the seventeenth century – indeed, one of the most important and influential poets in all of English literature. He’s rightly celebrated for writing the definitive English epic in his long narrative poem Paradise Lost, but John Milton wrote a great deal more besides.

  5. John Milton born. 1674. John Milton dies. 1690. Locke's Treatise on Civil Government. First forays. Describing his childhood, Milton wrote, "I was born in London, of a good family, my father a ...

  6. John Milton Divorce tracts of John Milton Soon after these controversies, Milton became embroiled in another conflict, one in his domestic life. Having married Mary Powell in 1642, Milton was a few months afterward deserted by his wife, who returned to her family’s residence in Oxfordshire.

  7. By John Milton. When I consider how my light is spent, Ere half my days, in this dark world and wide, And that one Talent which is death to hide. Lodged with me useless, though my Soul more bent. To serve therewith my Maker, and present. My true account, lest he returning chide; “Doth God exact day-labour, light denied?”.

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