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Another time a person came to London with a very sumptuous train , pretending himself an agent from the Prince of Conde , then in arms against Card . Mazarine : but the government , suspecting him , set their instruments to work so ...
We find indeed that afterwards he was in cuftody of the ferjeant at arms ; but the time when he was taken into custody is not certain . He was not in custody on the 12th of September ; for his Bame is not in a list of the prisoners in ...
serjeant at arms read that day in the house ; and next day the House adjourned to Nov. 6. It is probable therefore , that after the passing of the act of indemnity , and adjournment of the House , Milton came out of his concealment ...
Before he lost his light , his principal - recreation was the exercise of his arms ; but after he was confined by : age and blindness , he had a machine to swing in for the preservation of his health . In his youth he wass accustomed to ...
He was indeed very zealous in what . was called the good old cause ; and with his spirit and bis resolution , it is somewhat wonderful that he never ventured his person in the civil war : But though he was not in arms he was not ...
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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
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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