Searching through journals, almanacs, sermons, tracts, orations, and volumes of verse, Professor Sensabaugh traces Milton's influence on Americans of widely differing talents, interests, and tastes: Cotton Mather, Jonathan Mayhew, John Adams, and Thomas Jefferson, as well as scores of others.
Originally published in 1964.
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Table of Contents:
- Frontmatter, pg. i
- PREFACE, pg. vii
- CONTENTS, pg. xiii
- One. An Image of Greatness, pg. 1
- Two. Colonial Days, pg. 34
- Three. The Revolutionary Period, pg. 97
- Four. The Early Republic, pg. 184
- Five. Diminishing Stature, pg. 282
- INDEX, pg. 307