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3103 And broken chariot wheels : So thick beltrown Abject and lost lay these ,
cov'ring the flood , Under amazement of their hideous change . He callid fo lovd ,
thạt all the hollow deep Of hell resounded . Princes , potentates , 315 Warriors ,
Nor was his name unhear'd , or unador'd , In ancient Greece ; and in Ausonian
land Men callid him Mulciber ; and how he fell 740 From heav'n , they fabled ,
thrown by angry Jove Sheer o'er the crystal battlements ; from morn To noon he
910 Fly o'er the backlide of the world far off Into a limbo large and broad , since
callid 495 The Paradise of Fools , to few unknown Long after , now unpeopled
and untrod . All this dark globe the fiend found as he pass'd ; : And long he ...
... him thou shalt enjoy Inseparably thine , to him thalt bear Multitudes like thyself ,
and thence be callid Mother of human race , What could I do , 475 But follow strait
, invisibly thus led ? Till I espy'd thee , fair indeed and tall , Under a platan ; yet ...
Yet let me not forget what I have gain'd From their own mouths : all is not theirs it
seems ; One fatal tree there stands , of knowledge callid , Forbidden them to taste
. Knowledge forbidden ? 515 Suspicious , reasonless . Why should their Lord ...
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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