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  1. Sep 2019
    1. A case in point: in The Tenure of Kings and Magistrates Milton develops a radical argument that free people have always the right to change their government and depose a king when ever they wish because sovereignty resides essentially in the people.

      Once again, I feel like Milton is so heavily viewed in a religious aspect with his works pertaining to God, but at the same time I always seem to read something that is told in a political way.

    2. (reflecting as some suggest, Milton's retreat from po

      I stated something earlier to do with Milton political views as well. He always seemed to want to voice his opinion but mostly in the shadows.

    3. her dichotomy: that Milton's texts are all about spiritual as opposed to political readi

      I think his texts are still quite political, especially with Areopagitica and his view on licensing and censorship.