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... metropolitans ; Milton wrote his little piece , Of Prela . tical Epifcopacy , in
oppofition chiefly to Usher ; for he was for contending with the most powerful
adversary ; there would be either little difgrace in the defeat , or more glory in the
But still let not the infidel glory : no luch man wasever of that party . He had the
advantage of a pious education , and ever expressed the profoundest reverence
of the Deity in his words and actions , was both . a Christiana i 1 Christian and a ...
For in the conclusion of his treatise of reformation , he thus folemnly invokes the
Trinity : “ Thou therefore that sittest in light and glory un" approachable , Parent of
angels and men ! next " thee I implore , Omnipotent King , Redeemer of that " loft
he can live only in his writings : And , such is the caprice of fortune , this grand -
daughter of a man , who will be an everlasting glory to the nation , has now for
some years with her husband kept a little chandler's or grocer's shop , for their ...
... with all his hoft Of rebel angels ; by whose aid aspiring To set himself in glory '
above his peers , He trusted to have equall'd the Moft High , If he oppos'ı ; and ,
with ambitious aiin Against the throne and monarchy of God , Rais'd impious war
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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