Provide one example of Milton's use of the concept of free will or choice.

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The easiest example is the statement near the start of Book II:
Me though just right, and the fixed laws of Heaven,
Did first create your leader--next, free choice
With what besides in council or in fight
Hath been achieved of merit--yet this loss,

Satan indicates this war is free choice.


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