Regained has been too much depreciated, Samson Agonistes has in requital been too much admired. It could only be by long prejudice, and the bigotry of learning, that Milton could prefer the ancient tragedies, with their encumbrance of a chorus, to the...
The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: With Critical Observations on ... - Page 256
by Samuel Johnson - 1783
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