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CHAPTER VII
SEVENTEENTH CENTURY - PURITANS AND CAVALIERS I

Surrey loved nature, but this is the way he describes a similar scene :
The mountains high and how they stand ! The valleys and the great main land ! The trees, the herbs, the towers strong, The castles and the rivers long !
Poetry made noble progress in the century that lay between the two writers.
L'Allegro and Il Penseroso reveal Milton himself. L'Allegro speaks of jest and laughter and dancing and mirth ; but Milton is not made mirthful, he is only an onlooker, he is never one of those who have

Come forth to play
On a sunshine holyday.

Of the other poems, Comus is a masque which was presented at Ludlow Castle. Lycidas is a pastoral elegy in memory of a college friend who had been lost at sea. In true pastoral fashion it introduces the " flock," the " shepherd," and the " swain ;" but it is much more than a mere pastoral. For Milton had ever the courage of his convictions, and both here and in his early masque, Cornus, there are stern lines rebuking the evils of the times and the scandals of the church. It was easy to see on which side Milton would stand when the struggle broke out between the King and the Puritans.
Milton as a pamphleteer. When it was plain that war must come, Milton was travelling on the Continent, honoured and admired wherever he went by the men of greatest distinction. He had planned a much longer stay ; but " I thought it base to be travelling for amusement abroad while my fellow-citizens

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