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JOHNSON'S LIFE OF MILTON.
TO WHICH ARE ADDED,
MILTON'S TRACTATE OF EDVCATION pube.
AND AREOPAGITICA. p. 2 2 3.
T is necessary to inform the reader,
that the following Remarks are a (mall
part of a work lately given to the public, wherein occasion is incidentally taken to exhibit some instances of the manner in which Milton's character has been treated by some of his former biographers and others. About the time that specimen was closed Dr. Johnson's New Narrative was thrown in the way of the editors, and could not be overlooked without leaving some of the more candid and capable judges of Milton's prose-writings to suffer by the illiberal reflections of certain (perhaps well.