[Milton-L] Query re Wither, _Schollers Purgatory_

Daniel W. Doerksen dwd at unb.ca
Mon Feb 11 12:17:06 EST 2008


Hello Carol,

That date seems wrong; it's before Laud could have had power of censorship 
of the kind that Wither would complain about.

At 03:27 PM 2/10/2008, you wrote:
>Does anyone happen to know where in his _Schollers Purgatory_ (1624) George
>Wither said that Laud's censorship "hath brought Authors, yea the whole
>Commonwealth, and all the liberall Sciences into bondage"? I've cited the
>quotation without the page number in a monograph that I hope is "soon to be
>published." (I believe the text is on EEBO, but won't have access to it 
>until next weekend.)
>
>Thanks in advance for any enlightenment you can offer!
>
>Best to all,
>
>Carol Barton
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Daniel W. Doerksen 
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