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John Milton
Eikonoklastes



IN ANSWER TO A BOOK ENTITLED, ΕΙΚΩΝ ΒΑΣΙΛΙΚΗ, THE PORTRAITURE OF HIS MAJESTY IN HIS SOLITUDES AND SUFFERINGS.

[EDITION USED

The Prose Works of John Milton: With a Biographical Introduction by Rufus Wilmot Griswold. In Two Volumes

(Philadelphia: John W. Moore, 1847).]
PUBLISHED FROM THE AUTHOR'S SECOND EDITION, PRINTED IN 1650 WITH MANY ENLARGEMENTS.
with a preface
BY RICHARD BARON,

SHOWING THE TRANSCENDENT EXCELLENCY OF MILTON'S PROSE WORKS,
to which is added,
AN ORIGINAL LETTER TO MILTON, NEVER BEFORE PUBLISHED.
 -  Morpheus, on thy dewy wing
Such fair auspicious visions bring,
As sooth'd great Milton's injur'd age,

When in prophetic dreams he saw
The tribes unborn, with pious awe,
Imbibe each virtue from his heavenly page.

	 - Dr. Akenside.


Preface.
Eikonoklastes
The Preface.
Upon the king's calling this last parliament.
Upon The Earl of Strafford's Death.
Upon his going to the House of Commons.
Upon the Insolency of the tumults.
Upon the Bill for triennial Parliaments, and for settling this, &c.
Upon his Retirement from Westminster.
Upon the Queen's Departure.
Upon his Repulse at Hull, and the Fate of the Hothams.
Upon the listing and raising Armies, &c.
Upon their seizing the magazines, forts, &c.
Upon the Nineteen Propositions, &c.
Upon the Rebellion in Ireland.
Upon the calling in of the Scots, and their coming.
Upon the Covenant.
Upon the many Jealousies, &c.
Upon the Ordinance against the Common Prayer Book.
Of the differences in point of Church-Government.
Upon the Uxbridge Treaty, &c.
Upon the various events of the War.
Upon the Reformation of the Times.
Upon his letters taken and divulged.
Upon his going to the Scots.
Upon the Scots delivering the king to the English.
Upon the denying him the attendance of his Chaplains.
Upon his penitential Meditations and Vows at Holmby.
Upon the Army's surprisal of the King at Holmby.
Entitled, To the Prince of Wales.
Entitled Meditations upon Death.
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