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Docno: ADMS-01-01-02-0002-0004-0030

Author: Adams, John
Date: 1756-04-30

29 [i.e. 30] Fryday.

A hazy, dull Day. Reading Milton. That mans Soul, it seems to me, was distended as wide as Creation. His Powr over the human mind was absolute and unlimited. His Genius was great beyond Conception, and his Learning without Bounds. I can only gaze at him with astonishment, without comprehending the vast Compass of his Capacity.