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Happy Birthday, John Milton

Best known for Paradise Lost, John Milton was a poet, author, polemicist and civil servant born on December 9, 1608.

The 1860 Collier edition of Paradise Lost includes some beautiful illustrations by Gustave Doré too. Well worth a look!

There are also over 1,000 books about Milton in Open Library, if you’re interested to read critically about him.

Originally posted on The Open Library Blog by George Oates.

Written by internetarchive

December 9, 2010 at 6:22 pm

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