Saturday, December 19, 2009
December 19: Samson Finds a Champion (Vol. 4, pp. 444-459)
On this day in 1660, the blind and impoverished John Milton was released from prison. Today, he writes of another sightless giant -- Samson, who was blinded while a captive of the Philistines. Unfortnately, this is typical Milton -- long, windy and unreadable.