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ENGLISH LITERATURE. 3 vols.
ON INTELLIGENCE.

2 vols. LECTURES ON ART. First Series. Contain

ing The Philosophy of Art; The Ideal in Art. LECTURES ON ART. Second Series. Con.

taining The Philosophy of Art in Italy; The Philosophy of Art in the Netherlands; The Philosophy

of Art in Greece. NOTES ON ENGLAND. With Portrait. NOTES ON PARIS. A TOUR THROUGH THE PYRENEES.

(The Same. Illustrated by Gustave Doré, Svo,

cloth, $10.00; full morocco, $20.00.)
ITALY, ROME, AND NAPLES.
ITALY, FLORENCE, AND VENICE,
THE ANCIENT RÈGIME.
HENRY HOLT & CO., Publishers,

25 Bond Street, New York.

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John F. Trow & Son, PRINTERS, 205-213 EAST 12TH ST., New York,

UNI7"SITY

CALIFORNIA

CONTENTS.

Vices of the Pagan Renaissance-Decay of the Southern civilizations

11. The Reformation-Aptitude of the Germanic races, and suitability

of Northern climates - Albert Durer's bodies and souls-His

martyrdoms and last judgments-Luther--His idea of justice-

Construction of Protestantism-Crisis of the conscience-Renewal

of heart-Suppression of ceremonies — Transformation of the

clergy

tu. Reformation in England—Tyranny of the ecclesiastical courts-

Disorders of the clergy-Irritation of the people-The interior of
a diocese-Persecutions and convulsions—The translation of the
Bible-How biblical events and Hebraic sentiments are in accord.
ance with contemporary manners and with the English character
-- The Prayer Book-Moral and manly feelings of the church ser-
vice-Preaching-Latimer-His education-Character-Familiar
and persuasive eloquence-Death-The martyrs under Mary-

England thenceforth Protestant .
IV. The Anglicans-Close connection between religion and society-

llow the religious sentiment penetrates literature-Ilow the senti.
ment of the beautiful subsists in religion--Hooker--His breadth
of mind and the fullness of his style-Ilales and Chillingworth-
Praise of reason and tolerance-Jeremy Taylor-llis learning,

imagination, and poetic feeling.

The Puritans-Opposition of religion and the world-Dogmas-

Morality-Scruples—Their triumph and enthusiasm— Their work

and practical sense

VI. Bunyan-His life, spirit, and poetical work--The Prospect of Prot-

estantism in England

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General idea of his mind and character -- Family -- Education-

Studies—Travels—Return to England

68

Effects of a concentrated and solitary character-Austerity-Inex.

perience—Marriage-Children-Domestic Troubles

73

11. Combative energy-Polemic against the bishops-Against the king

-Enthusiasm and sternness-Theories on government, church,

and education-Stoicism and virtue—Old age, occupations, person 75

IV. Milton's residence in London and the country-General appearance 80

Milton as a prose-writer-Changes during three centuries in counte-

nances and ideas—Heaviness of his logic — The Doctrine and

Discipline of Divorce-Heavy Humor-Animadversions upon the

Remonstrant's Defence-Clumsiness of discussion-Defensiv pop-

uli Anglicani-Violence of his animosities—The reason of Church

Government-Eikonoklastes-Liberality of Doctrines-Of Ref.

ormation-Areopigitica-Style-Breadth of eloquence-Wealth of

imagery-Lyric sublimity of diction

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vi. Milton as a poet-How he approaches and is distinct from the poets

of the Renaissance-How he gives poetry a moral tone-Profane
poems-L'Allegro and Il Penseroso--Comus--Lycidas-Religious
poems-Paradise Lost-Conditions of a genuine epic-They are
not to be met with in the age or in the poet-Comparison of Ad-
am and Eve with an English family-Comparison of God and
the angels to a monarch's court—The rest of the poem-Compar-
ison between the sentiments of Satan and the republican passions

- Lyrical and moral character of the scenery-Loftiness and sense
of the moral ideas-Situation of the poet and the poem between
two ages—Composition of his genius and his work

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