By Jean-Michel Rabaté
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A typical literary language associated royal absolutism to radical faith and republicanism in seventeenth-century England. Authors from either side of the Civil Wars, together with Milton, Hobbes, Margaret Cavendish, and the Quakers, tailored the analogy among kin and kingdom to help substantially assorted visions of political group.
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