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John Milton:

John Milton was an English poet. He was an Epic poet. He was born in 1608. He was the greatest master of verse in the Puritan Period. He had many titles. He was also known as a last epic poet in the Renaissance Period. He died in1674 at the age of 65 in England.

Famous Epics:

  • Paradise Lost
  • Paradise Regained

Famous sonnet:

  • On the Blindness.
  • On the Late Massacre 

Famous elegies:

  • Lycidas
  • Song on Shakespeare

Famous Poetic Drama:

  • Samson Agonistes
  • Comus

Famous Prose:

  • Of Education
  • Areopagitica


His first poem is "On the Morning of Christ's Nativity."

Famous quotes of Johon Milton:

1. " It is better to reign in hell than to serve in heaven.".

2. "Childhood shows the man as morning shows the day."

3. "Death is the golden key that opens the place of eternity."

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