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John Milton

English epic poet, essayist and civil servant


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John Milton was an English poet and intellectual who served as a civil servant for the Commonwealth of England under its Council of State and later under Oliver Cromwell. He wrote at a time of religious and political instability, and is best known for his epic poem Paradise Lost . Written in blank verse, Paradise Lost is often considered to be one of the greatest works of English literature.

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