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From MILTON's Manuscript.

The Persons.

The Persons.

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Michael
Heavenly Love
Chorus of Angels
Lucifer
Adam

with the Serpent
Eve
Conscience
Death
Labor
Sickness
Discontent Mutes
Ignorance
with others
Faith
Hope
Charity.

Moses
Divine Justice, Mercy, Wif-

dom, Heavenly Love
Hesperus the Evening Star
Chorus of Angels
Lucifer
Adam
Eve
Conscience
Labor
Sickness
Discontent

Mutes
Ignorance
Fear
Death
Faith
Hope
Charity.

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PARADISE LOST.

The Persons. Moses aporogisel, recounting ho:n he assum'd his true body; that it corrupts not, because of his [abode] with God in the mount; declares the like of Enoch and Eliah; besides the purity of the place, that certain pure winds, dews, and clouds, preserve it from corruption; whence exhorts to the light of God; tells they cannot see Adam in the state of innocence by reason of their sin. Justice

debating what should become of Man, Mercy

if he fall. Wisdom Chorus of Angels sing a hymn of the creation.

Act II. Heavenly Love. Evening Star. Chorus sing the marriage song, and describe Paradise.

Act III. Lucifer contriving Adam's ruin.

Chorus fears for Adam, and relates Lucifer's rebel. lion and fall.

A&t IV. Adam

fallen. Eve Conscience cites them to God's examination. Chorus bewails, and tells the good Adam hath loft.

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A&t V.
Adam and Eve driven out of Paradise :
Presented by an Angel with

Labor, Grief, Hatred, Envy, War,
Famin, Pestilence, Sickness, Discon-

Mutes, tent, Ignorance, Fear, Death enter'd into the world, to whom he gives their names : likewise Winter, Heat, Tempest, & c.

Faith
Hope Comfort him and instruct him,
Charity
Chorus briefly concludes.

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The Deluge. Sodom.
Dinah. Vide Euseb. Præparat. Evang. L. 2. C. 22.

The Persons.
Dinah.

Hamor.
Debora, Rebecca's nurse. Sichem.
Jacob.

Counsellors 2.
Simeon.

Nuncius.
Levi.

Chorus.

Thamar Cuophorusa; where Juda is found to have been the author of that crime, which he condemn’d in Thamar. Thamar excused in what the attempted.

The Golden Calf, or the Massacre in Horeb.
The Quails, Num. 11.
The Murmurers, Num. 14.

Corah,

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