[Milton-L] Longfellow on Milton

Jameela Lares jameela.lares at usm.edu
Tue Feb 10 10:51:25 EST 2015


Mary Grace,

I am hoping John Hale will explain his interesting comment further when it is again daytime in New Zealand.  I imagine he recognizes the poem.

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I agree that the waves allusion brings Spenser to mind, but the "sightless bard"? Doesn't that seem a most obvious Milton reference?

Best,
Mary Grace Elliott




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