[Milton-L] Bartleby

Nancy Charlton pluscachange at comcast.net
Sun Dec 9 10:29:06 EST 2007

Bartleby.com, big online reference site, has a daily home page that 
features an anniversary with biographical sketch of the subject, a 
dictionary definition, a quotation, and a poem. It's great fun.

For the second consecutive year, it features John Milton, b. December 
9, 1608. The biographical sketch from the Columbia Encyclopedia is a 
useful summary and has a terse and comprehensive bibliography that 
cuts off in the mid-1970s.

The quotation and the poem are both from Milton: the familiar "I 
cannot praise a fugitive and cloistered virtue . . ." and the almost 
unfamiliar "Upon the Circumsion."

The link: http://www.bartleby.com/

Hurry, it will go away around midnight EST.

Nancy Charlton

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