<div dir="ltr">This is a teaching moment for the power of John Milton&#39;s words for the poetics of liberty and free will and how the nation&#39;s foundation rests on pieces of his prose and poetry. <div><br></div><div><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt"><b><span style="font-size:12pt;line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;times new roman&quot;,serif"> Seven No Trump III<span></span></span></b></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt"><span style="font-size:12pt;line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;times new roman&quot;,serif"><span> </span></span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt"><span style="font-size:12pt;line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;times new roman&quot;,serif">These
Sonnets for a Seven No Trump Bid<span></span></span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt"><span style="font-size:12pt;line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;times new roman&quot;,serif">In
the Miltonic style attempt in rhyme<span></span></span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt"><span style="font-size:12pt;line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;times new roman&quot;,serif">To
resist tyranny that swallows time<span></span></span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt"><span style="font-size:12pt;line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;times new roman&quot;,serif">And
promises to break language in mid<span></span></span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt"><span style="font-size:12pt;line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;times new roman&quot;,serif">Thought
with numbered character from the id<span></span></span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt"><span style="font-size:12pt;line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;times new roman&quot;,serif">That
put in command, control a new crime<span></span></span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt"><span style="font-size:12pt;line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;times new roman&quot;,serif">Against
the legislative mind turned to slime<span></span></span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt"><span style="font-size:12pt;line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;times new roman&quot;,serif">By
the builder of the Trump Pyramid<span></span></span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt"><span style="font-size:12pt;line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;times new roman&quot;,serif">Scheme
to make democracy a sales pitch<span></span></span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt"><span style="font-size:12pt;line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;times new roman&quot;,serif">Bought
and owned by oligarchs whose snake oil<span></span></span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt"><span style="font-size:12pt;line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;times new roman&quot;,serif">Bottles
slithering lies that appeal to fear.<span></span></span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt"><span style="font-size:12pt;line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;times new roman&quot;,serif"><span> </span></span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt"><span style="font-size:12pt;line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;times new roman&quot;,serif">The
business to make his family rich,<span></span></span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt"><span style="font-size:12pt;line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;times new roman&quot;,serif">Though
above the law, makes this creature roil<span></span></span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt"><span style="font-size:12pt;line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;times new roman&quot;,serif">With
broken words that steal the nation’s ear.<span></span></span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt"><span style="font-size:12pt;line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;times new roman&quot;,serif"><span> </span></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt"><span style="font-size:12pt;line-height:115%;font-family:&quot;times new roman&quot;,serif"><span>Kemmer Anderson</span></span></p></div></div><div class="gmail_extra"><br><div class="gmail_quote">On Wed, Feb 1, 2017 at 12:29 PM, Tamara Goeglein <span dir="ltr">&lt;<a href="mailto:tgoeglei@fandm.edu" target="_blank">tgoeglei@fandm.edu</a>&gt;</span> wrote:<br><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="margin:0 0 0 .8ex;border-left:1px #ccc solid;padding-left:1ex"><div style="word-wrap:break-word">Last week, Franklin &amp; Marshall College’s Writers House hosted a “Writers Resist” event, which was modeled after the NYC “Writers Resist.” Faculty and students were invited to select and read resistance writings, most of which were contemporary, not surprisingly. I put together the attached short piece from <i>Paradise Lost</i>. You might find it interesting. Please note that its intended audience is undergraduate students. I take some liberties too.<div><br></div><div></div></div><br><div style="word-wrap:break-word"><div><br><div>
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