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POETICAL WORKS

JOHN MILTON.

WITH A LIFE,
BY KEV. JOHN MtTFORD.

IN THEEE VOLUME'S..
VOLUME I.

BOSTON:

LITTLE, BBOWN AND COMPANY.

M.DCCC.LIII.

RIVERSIDE, CAMBRIDGE:
PRINTED BY H. O. HOUGHTON AND COMPANY.

STEREOTYPED BY STONE AND SMART.

VOL. III.

Samson Agonistes 1

Comus, a Mask 75

Lycidas 123

II Penseroso. 134

L'Allegro 141

Arcades l^8

Miscellaneous Poems:

On the Death of a fair Infant, dying of a Cough... 154

At a Vacation Exercise in the College 158

On the Morning of Christ's Nativity 163

The Hymn 165

The Passion 176

On Time 179

Upon the Circnmcision 180

At a Solemn Music '. 182

An Epitaph on the Marchioness of Winchester 183

Song. On May Morning 186

An Epitaph on the admirable Dramatic Poet, W.

Shakspeare 187

On the University Carrier 188

Another on the same .' 189

Fragments of Translations 190

Epigram on Salmasius's Hundreda 196

On the new Forcers of Conscience nnder the Long

Parliament 196

Sonnets:

I. To the Nightingale 198

II. 'Donna leggiadra il cui bel nome honora.' 198

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Sonnets:

III. 'Qual in colle aspro, al imbmnir di sera.' . 199

• Canzone 200

IV. 'Diodati, e te'l diro con maraviglia.' 200

V. 'Per certo i bei vostr' ocelli, Donna mia,' 201

VI. 'Giovane piano, e simplicetto amante.' 201

VII. On his being arrived to the age of twenty-

three 202

VIII. When the Assault was intended to the City 203

IX. To a virtuous young Lady 203

X. To the Lady Margaret Ley 204

XL On the detraction which followed upon my

writing certain Treatises 205

XII. On the same..' 206

XIII. To Mr. II. Lawes on the publishing his Airs... 206

XIV. OnHhe Religious Memory of Mrs. Catharine

Thomson 207

XV. To the Lord General Fairfax 208

XVI. To the Lord General Cromwell 209

XVII. To Sir Henry Vane the younger 210

XVIII. On the late Massacre in Piemont 211

XIX. On his Blindness 212

XX. To Mr. Lawrence 213

XXI. To Cyriac Skinner 213

XXII. To the same 214

XXIII. On his deceased wife 215

Psalms 216

Joannis Miltoni Londinensis Poemata. 250

Elegiarum Liber:

I. Ad Carolum Deodatum 256

II. In obitum Prreconis Academici Cantabrigi-

ensis 260

III. In obitum Pra3sulis Wintoniensis 261

IV. Ad Thomam Junium, &c 264

V. In adventum Veris 269

VI. Ad Carolum Deodatum ruri commorantem.... 275

VII 278

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