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F OUR BOOKS.

TO WHICH IS ADDED

SAMSON AGONISTES;

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POEMS UPON SEVERAL OCCASIONS,
WITH A TRACTATE OF

EDUCATION.

THE AUTHOR
JOHN MILTON.

GLASGOW,
Printed and sold by Robert & ANDREW FOULIS

M.DCC.LXY.

RB23 a 8150

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P Aradife regain’d, Book 1, 2, 3, 4.

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Samson Agonistes.

69 A Mask.

135 Lycidas. In this monody the author bewails a learned

friend, unfortanately drowned in his passage from Chester on the Irisla feas, 1637.

179 L'Allegro.

185 Il Penferofo.

190 Arcades. Part of an entertainment presented to the Countess Dowager of Derby.

196 On the morning of Christ's nativity. On the death of a fair infant, dying of a cough. At a vacation exercise in the College.

213 The Passion. On Time.

2.19 Upon the Circumcifion. At a folemn musick. Epitaph on the Marchioness of Winchester. Song on May morning.

224 On Shakespear.

225 On the University-Carrier.

226 On the new forcers of conscience.

228 Ad Pyrrham. Ode V. The fifth Ode of Horace, Lib. I. English’d.

230 Sonnets. Psalms 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. 80. 81, 82, 83, 84, 85,

86, 87, 88. Paraphrase on Psalm 114.

278 en Psalm 136.

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BOOK I. 6

Who ere while the happy garden sung, -

By one man's disobedience loft, now sing 26

Recover'd paradise to all mankind, 9

By one man's firm obedience fully try'd

Through all temptation, and the tempter foil'd 4

In all his wiles, defeated and repuls'd,
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And Eden rais'd in the waste wilderness.

Thou spirit who ledst this glorious eremite
Into the defart, his victorious field

Against the spiritual foe, and brought'st him thence 8

By proof the undoubted Son of God, inspire, $

As thou art wont, my prompted song else mute, 8

And bear through height or depth of nature's bounds E.

With prosperous wing full summ’d to tell of deeds
Above heroic, though in secret done,
And unrecorded left through many an age,
Worthy t’have not remain’d so long unsung.

Now had the great proclaimer with a voice 7 More awful than the sound of trumpet, cry'd ..

Repentance, and heaven's kingdom nigh at hand 9 To all baptiz’d: to his great baptism flock'd 3 With awe the regions round, and with them came

From Nazareth the son of Joseph deemid

To the flood Jordan came, as then obscure,
F. Unmark’d, unknown; but him the baptist foon

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