The second ' seemed to him to be three- fold in its relation to marriage, education, and the free expression of thought.' The two topics last named are handled in the Tractate on Education, and in Areopagitica, or a Speech for the Liberty of Unlicensed Printing (1644).
The latter is the best known, and perhaps the best of his A, D, 1643 — 1649. In it his characteristic faith in truth, and his assurance of her inherent strength and final victory, enable him to dispose of shallow practical objections by an appeal to facts, and to recognise the necessity of ' ordaining wisely, as in this world of evil wherein God hath placed us unavoidably.* The publication of the earlypoems, English and Latin (1645) ; the removal of their author first to Barbican and then to a house in Holborn (1647), 'opening backwards into Lincoln's Inn Fields;' the death of his father in the same year; and the severe and bald translation of Psalms Ixxx to Ixxxiii ^ ; are the main facts of literary or domestic interest in Milton's life, till the execution of Charles I.
brought him forward once more as the champion of the Puritan cause.
The odium of that memorable deed was thrown by the Presbyterians upon the victorious Independents, although the latter had therein only completed the work begun and carried on for seven years by the Presbyterians themselves.
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Do not assume that just because we believe a book is in the public domain for users in the United States, that the work is also in the public domain for users in other countries. God and his Son being excepted, Satan cared not for any power remaining, that is, for any 'created thing.' Of like construction (Keightley remarks) is Milton's sentence, ' No place in Heaven or Earth, except Hell, where charity may not enter;' and so in Richard III, v. Usage guidelines Google is proud to partner with libraries to digitize public domain materials and make them widely accessible. Public domain books belong to the public and we are merely their custodians. With him the old man remained, ' wholly retired to his rest and devotion without the least trouble imaginable/ till his death in March 1647. The Aldersgate household received another inmate when, at Whitsuntide, its master took an excursion into the country, and after a month's absence ' he returned a married man that had set out a bachelor,' having wedded Mary, daughter of Mr.