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Authentic Report of the Debate in the House of Commons, June 23, 1825 97

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16. THE ECLECTIC REVIEW,

FOR JANUARY, 1826.

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Art. I. 1. Joannis Miltoni Angli de Doctrina Christiana Libri duo

posthumi, quos ex Schedis Manuscriptis deprompsit, et Typis Man

dari primus curavit Carolus Ricardus Șumner, A.M. Bibliothecce i Regis Præfectus. 4to. 21. 103. Cantabrigiæ, 1825.' 2. A Treatise on Christian Doctrine, compiled from the Holy Scrip."

tures alone : By John Milton. Translated from the Original, by : - Charles R. Sumner, M.A. Librarian and Historiographer to His

Majesty, and Prebendary of Canterbury. 4to. pp. xxxviii. 716." Price 21. 10s. London, 1825. ..

Lires W E have been anxious not to pronounce a hasty opinion

"! respecting a work, the announcement of which excited so intense an interest, and the contents of which, naturally enougb, have given universal disappointment. We are free to confess, that, in common with the public at large, we entertained expectations which now seem to ourselves unreasonable, inasmuch as they were not warranted by what was previously known of the sentiments and literary character of the illustrious Author. It is the prerogative of those master minds with whom he ranks, to awaken an enthusiasm that invests its object with ideal qualities, surrounding it, as it were, with a halo of sacred and awful associations, and enshrining it in the most consecrated recesses of the fancy among the types of all that is great and glorious.'. Viewed in this mysterious light, every noble quality is brought out into strong relief, every : failing is thrown into shadow, and the voice which issues from their sepulchre has all the authority of an oracle. Who, when he names the Poet of Paradise Lost, thinks of the Author of the Tetrachordon or the Antagonist of Salmasius? The Mile ton of English literature, of English history, is the graceful and accomplished youth who, while gathering the flowers of classic fable beneath Italian skies, renounced all the seduclions of poetry at the call of patriotism," esteeming it dishonourable to be lingering abroad, while his fellow citizens

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