men has ever been, could in the course of one short life fall into such glaring and frightful rebellion against his own doctrines.
Harrington, on the other hand, as became the friend of Milton and Marvel, held fast, through good and evil report, his republican faith.
He published his work after the Restoration, and defended it boldly and ably from the numerous attacks made upon it. Regarded as too dangerous an enthusiast to be left at liberty, he was imprisoned at the instance of Lord Chancellor Hyde, first in the Tower, and afterwards on the Island of St. Nicholas, where disease and imprudent remedies brought on a partial derangement, from which he never recovered.
Bernardin St. Pierre, whose pathetic tale of Paul and Virqinia has found admirers in every language of the civilized world, in a fragment, entitled Arcadia, attempted to depict an ideal republic, without priest, noble, or slave, where all are so religious that each man is the pontiff of his family, where each man is