John Milton


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Noun1.John Milton - English poetJohn Milton - English poet; remembered primarily as the author of an epic poem describing humanity's fall from grace (1608-1674)
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"THERE is but one Milton,"* there is, too, but one Shakespeare, yet John Milton, far more than William Shakespeare, stands a lonely figure in our literature.
John Milton was the son of a London scrivener, that is, a kind of lawyer.
But "as he was severe on one hand, so he was most familiar and free in his conversation to those to whom most sour in his way of education." He himself showed the example of "hard study and spare diet,"** for besides teaching the boys he worked and wrote steadily, study being ever the "grand affair of his life."** Only now and again he went to see "young sparks" of his acquaintance, "and now and then to keep a gawdy-day."** It is scarce to be imagined that a gawdy-day in which John Milton took part could have been very riotous.
Milton's mother loved poetry and named him after the poet John Milton. After high school Milt served two years in the Navy.
1674: The blind English poet John Milton died at the age of 65.
In revised and extended versions of eight presentations to a 2013 conference on John Milton at Middle Tennessee State University, scholars of English literature look at his work in terms of materiality and the senses, human embodiment, angelic embodiment, and Milton's materialism redux.
John Milton (1608-1674) represents a whole age in the English literary history.
THESE haunting images show that poet John Milton's former home has truly become a Paradise Lost.
To close the concert, the choir will perform Englishman Hubert Parry's rousing 1880 setting of a John Milton poem, Blest Pair of Sirens, accompanied by well-known organist Andrew Christer, who will also perform solo pieces by Mendelssohn and Parry.
NATIONAL DAY OF TANZANIA 1608: John Milton, English poet who wrote Paradise Lost and Samson Agonistes, was born in London.
THE DEVIL'S ADVOCATE (5USA, Friday, 10pm) KEANU Reeves plays a hotshot young lawyer who gradually comes to THE DEVIL'S DEVIL ADVOCATE (5USA, Friday, 10pm) KEANU Reeves plays a hotshot young lawyer who gradually comes to realise his charismatic new boss John Milton (Al Pacino) is Satan himself.
THE DEVIL'S ADVOCATE (5USA, Friday, 10pm) KEANU Reeves plays a hotshot young lawyer who gradually comes to realise his charismatic new boss John Milton (Al Pacino) is Satan himself.