THE SETTING OF MILTON'S EIGHTEENTH SONNET

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Manuscripts, Vol: 16, Issue: 2, Page: 14

Publication Year:
2015
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https://digitalcommons.butler.edu/manuscripts/vol16/iss2/14
Author(s):
West, Quentin
Tags:
Fiction; Illustration; Nonfiction; Photography; Poetry
article description
...But this sonnet immortalizes an aspect, perhaps only an insignificant aspect of that age; yet its greatness lies less in its subject, which is hardly a universal one, which is, in fact, little more than the angered outburst of a passing moment, than in the splendour and rolling grandeur of its words. Who can show a finer example of "emotion recollected in tranquility?"