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... vavlted with fire : Natbless he so endur'd , till on the beach Of that inflamed sea
he stood , and call'd 300 His legions , angel - forms , who lay intranc'd Thick as
autunnal leaves that strow the brooks In Vallombrosa , where th'Etrurian shades ...
375 Say , Muse , their names then known , who first , who Rous'd froin the
slumber , on that fiery couch , [ lalt , At their great Emp'ror's call , as next in worth
Came singly where he stood on the bare strand , While the promiscuous croud
food yet ...
... vows and songs ; In Sion also not unsung , where stood Her temple on th '
offenfive mountain , built By that uxorious king , whose heart , tho'large , Beguild
430 460 Beguil'd by fair idolatreffes , fell 445 To idols Book 1 . PARADISE LOST .
Belia ! came laft , than whom a spi'rit more lewd 490 Fell not from heav'a , or more
gross to love Vice for itself : to him no temple stood Or altar smok'd ; yet who more
oft than he In temples and at altars , when the priest Turns atheist , as did Eli's ...
Thus far these beyond Compare of mortal prowess , yet observ'd Their dread
commander : he , above the rest In shape and gefure proudly eminent , 590
Stood like a tow'r ; his form bad yet not lost All her original brightness , nor appear
'a Less ...
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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