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1659 (æt. 51). Dismissed
from office. 1660 (æt. 52). Ready and 1660 (æt. 52). In hiding. 1660 (æt. 52). Convention Parliament. Easy Way to establish a
June 16. Order for his May 29. Charles II. enters London as Free Commonwealth. arrest and the burning of
Aug. 29. Act of Indemnity (Milton
1662 (æt. 54). Royal Society chartered.
1665 (æt. 57). Great Plague.
Great fire in London.
1667 (æt. 59). Swift born.
1670 (æt. 62). Dryden Poet Laureate.
1672 (æt. 64). Addison born. 1674 (æt. 66). Paradise Lost, 1674, Nov. 8 (æt. 66). Death, second edition. VI. AIDS TO THE STUDY OF MILTON.
ries Elizabeth Minshull, his third wife.
Only a few of the more prominent books on Milton can here be mentioned.
Brooke, Milton, Classical Writers Series. (Appleton.)
Masson, Life of John Milton, 6 vols. (Macmillan.) The Lives by Brooke, Pattison, and Garnett are cheap and excellent. That by Garnett contains an extensive bibliography. Johnson's has chiefly an historical interest. Masson's is the authoritative work; notwithstanding the somewhat unfavorable review by Lowell, it is indispensable to the scholar, though too diffuse and circumstantial for ordinary use.
Poetical Works, edited by Masson. (Macmillan.)
English Prose Writings, edited by H. Morley. (Routledge.) The Globe edition of the poetry should be in the hands of every student, and the present work assumes that it is at least accessible to all. The other editions by Masson are cach in three volumes, in two forms, at $5.00 and $10.00 respectively.
The Treasures from Milton's Prose may now be somewhat difficult to obtain. It is an interesting book, and no student of Milton can afford to be ignorant of so much of the author's prose as it contains. Morley's selections will answer, if the Treasures cannot be obtained.
Besides those from which extracts are made in the Introduction, Addison's Spectator papers (edited by Cook; Ginn & Co.) and Macaulay's essay may be read with advantage. References to many others will be found in the Bibliography appended to Garnett's Life.
Lockwood, Lexicon to the Poetical Works. In preparation.
Bradshaw, Concordance to the Poetical Works. (Macmillan.) 6. History of the Times.
Green, Short History of the English People.
Theme and invocation.
OF Man's first disobedience, and the fruit