chapter  53
Francis Blackburne, Remarks on Johnson’s Life of Milton
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Milton only, for the present, is our client, and only Milton the prosewriter, who, in that character, must ever be an eye-sore to men of Dr. Johnson’s principles; principles that are at enmity with every patron of public liberty, and every pleader for the legal rights of Englishmen, which, in their origin, are neither more nor less than the natural rights of all mankind.