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virtues , than for his great learning and ingenuity , One or two of Milton's familiar epiltles are addressed to him ; and Mr. Toland says , that he had in his hands two Greek letters of Diodati to Milton , very handsomely written .
... he made a gaudy day with some young gentlemen of his acquaintance ; the chief of whom , says Mr. Philips , were Mr. Alphry and Mr. Miller , both of Gray's - inn , and two of the greatest beaus of those times .
The nation was now in a great ferınent in 1641 , and the clamour run high against the Bithops ; when he joined loudly in the cry , to help the Puritan ministers , ( as he says himfelf , ) they being inferior to the Bishops in learning ...
Mr. Wood says , that after the King's restoration , when the subject of divorce was under consideration with the Lords , upon account of John Lord Ros or Rocs's separation from his wife Anne Pierpoint , eldest daughter to Henry Marquis ...
... not daring , I suppose , to venture in marriage with a man a * It is not to be doubted ( says Mr. Fenton in his account of our author's life ) but an interview of that nature , fo little expected , must wonderfully affect him : And ...
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LibraryThing ReviewBrugeranmeldelse - VivalaErin - LibraryThing
The shortest answer is: John Milton was a poetic genius. PL is so beautiful, you can't help but feel for Adam and Eve. Even Satan is a great character - he so wants to be an epic hero. This poem is a masterpiece, and he wrote it completely blind. Beautiful, absolutely amazing. Læs hele anmeldelsen
LibraryThing ReviewBrugeranmeldelse - StefanY - LibraryThing
Historical significance and beautifully descriptive prose aside, I couldn't get into this book at all. Maybe it's too much familiarity with the plot or the inevitability of the impending doom of the ... Læs hele anmeldelsen