Paradise Regained is a poem by the 17th-century English poet John Milton, published in 1671. It is connected by name to his earlier and more famous epic poem Paradise Lost, with which it shares similar theological themes. Warning: template has been deprecated.— Excerpted from Paradise Regained on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.. It was jointly published with Samson Agonistes, a drama. In each of the four books, lines are numbered every ten lines. There are errors in the placement of these numbers, which have been replicated as per the printed text.