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W HEN I beheld the poet blind , yet bold , In slender book his vast design unfold ;
Messiah crown'd , God's reconcild decree , Rebelling angels , the forbidden tree ,
Heav'n , hell , earth , chaos , all ; the argument Held me a while misdoubting ...
Which action pased over , the Poem haftes into the midst of things , presenting
Satan , with his angets , now fallen into hell , defcribed béré , not in the centre , (
for beaven and earth may be supposed as yet not made , certainly not yet
accursed ) ...
Say first , for Heav'n hides nothing from thy view , Nor the deep tract of hell ; fay
first what cause Mov'd our grand parents , in that happy state , Favour'd of heat'n
so highly , to fall off 30 From their Creator , and tranfgrefs his will , For one ...
... Have left us this our fp'rit and strength entire 146 Sirongly to suffer and support
our pains , That we may fo fuffice his vengeful ire , Or do him mightier service as
his thralls By right of war , whate'er his business be , 150 Here in the heart of hell
Infernal world ! and thou profoundest hell Receive thy new poffeffor ; one who
brings A mind not to be chang'd by place or time . The mind is its own place , and
in itself Can make a heav'n of hell , a hell of heav'n . 255 What matter where ...
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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