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The visit was to their mutual fatisfaction ; they were each of them pleased to see a
person , of whom they had heard such commendations . But he said not long at
Paris ; his thoughts and his wishes haltened into Italy . He therefore after a few ...
Michaelmas was now come , but he heard nothing of his wife's return . He wrote
to her , but received no answer . He wrote again letter after letter , but received no
answer to any of them . He then dispatched a messenger with a letter defiring ...
And what can we think , that he had not read or heard of the Paradise Lost , or
that the author's politics had prejudiced him against his poetry ? It was happy that
all great men were not of his mind . The bookseller was advised and encouTaged
As the had been often called upon to read Homer and Ovid's Me . tamorphoses to
her father , the could have repeated a considerable number of verses from the
beginning of both those poets ; and she has been heard to repeat several verses
... which the very much questions , for the used to hear from them sometimes , but
has heard nothing now for several years : so that in all probability Milton's whole
family would be extinct with her * , and he * Mrs. Folter died at Illington , May 9.
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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