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CHAPTER VII
SEVENTEENTH CENTURY - PURITANS AND CAVALIERS I

Milton's sonnets. From 1637 to 1660 Milton wrote nothing but these stern, earnest pamphlets and a few sonnets, one in honour of Cromwell, and one,
On tlae Late Massacre in Pienzont, that sounds like the fiercest denunciations of a Hebrew prophet. More than one sonnet is on his own blindness ; and here every one must bow in reverence, for, shut up in hopeless darkness, he grieves only lest his "one talent " is lodged with him useless, and the last line of one of them (see p. i 60) fairly glows with a transfigured courage, They also serve who only stand and wait.
Milton had need of courage, for in 1660 the power of the Puritans was gone. The country was tired of their strict laws, and Charles II, son of the beheaded Charles, was brought back in triumph to the throne of his fathers. Milton might well have been pardoned for feeling that his sacrifices were wasted. He was not without consolation, however, for in his mind there was an ever brightening vision of a glorious work that he hoped to accomplish even in his darkness.

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