[Milton-L] Areopagitica in the NYPL

Hannibal Hamlin hamlin.hannibal at gmail.com
Mon Feb 9 15:59:17 EST 2009


Marvellous! Like the old Red Rose tea ads -- "Only in Canada, eh?"



On 2/9/09, James Fleming <jfleming at sfu.ca> wrote:
>
> During my M.Phil oral exam (in the U.S.) I cited that U of T inscription,
> specifically the part about a strong man shaking his locks after sleep. A
> certain very well-known and eminent Spenser scholar on my committee, for
> whom I have nothing but respect and affection, responded, involuntarily,
> "_in Canada_?" JDF
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Feisal Mohamed" <f.mohamed00 at gmail.com>
> To: "John Milton Discussion List" <milton-l at lists.richmond.edu>
> Sent: Monday, February 9, 2009 8:44:48 AM GMT -08:00 US/Canada Pacific
> Subject: Re: [Milton-L] Areopagitica in the NYPL
>
>
> Thanks for those photos, Martin.
>
>
> Also worth notice is the famous frieze of a long passage of  _Areopagitica_
> in the Great Hall of Hart House at the University of Toronto.  I have no
> photos, but I do attach a link to Christopher Hitchens's November 2006
> address on free speech from that room, where he places Milton alongside
> Paine and Mill in the 'great tradition of English liberty' (!):
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E3fJTn7Ljwc
>
>
>
> Best,
> Feisal
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Hannibal Hamlin
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