[Milton-L] How to solder, how to stop a leak...

Tom Walker timework at telus.net
Tue Mar 23 19:42:13 EST 2004


Thank you!

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Subject: RE: [Milton-L] How to solder, how to stop a leak...


> The quotation is from the beginning of the "second Book" of _Of
Reformation_
> (1641), pp. 43-44 of the original.  The passage can be found on page 572
of
> the Yale Edition of the Prose Works, vol. 1, or on p. 64 of Patrick's
> selection of the prose.  The full quotation:
>
> "To be plainer Sir, how to soder, how to stop a leak, how to keep up the
> floting carcas of a crazie, and diseased Monarchy, or State betwixt wind,
and
> water, swimming still upon her own dead lees, that now is the deepe
designe of
> a politician."
>
> Henry Limouze
>
> >===== Original Message From John Milton Discussion List
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> >An 1821 pamphlet, "The Source and Remedy of the National Difficulties,
> >Deduced from Principles of Political Economy in a Letter to Lord John
> >Russell," presents the following quote from Milton on its title page:
> >
> >"How to solder, how to stop a leak-- that now is the deep design of a
> >politician." -- Milton
> >
> >Does anyone have any idea where that is from?
> >
> >Tom Walker
> >604 255 4812
> >
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