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Thomas Ellwood read Latin to John Milton, and this book contains interesting reminiscences of the poet.
The author was a member of the Society of Friends: as such, he was often in durance, and scattered through the following pages is a valuable detailed account of English prison-life in the seventeenth century.
AN ACCOUNT OF HIS BIRTH, EDUCATION, &c.
With divers Observations on his Life and manners when a Youth ;
his many Sufferings and Services for the same.
Several other remarkable passages and occurrences.
WRITTEN BY HIMSELF.
TO WHICH IS ADDED,
A SUPPLEMENT BY J. WYETH.
PRINTED AND SOLD BY JOSEPH RAKESTRAIT,
NO. 190, NORTH THIRD STREET.