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He therefore after a few days took leave of Lord Scudamore , wlio very kindly
gave him letters to the English merchants in the several places through which he
was to travel , requesting them to do him all the good offices which lay in their ...
He died sometime afterwards at Spa in Germany , and it is said more of a broken
heart than of any diftemper ; leaving a posthumous reply to Milton , which was not
mance . published published till after the restoration , and was dedicated to ...
A little before the King's landing , he was dischar . ged from his office of Latin
Secretary , and was forced to leave his house in Petty France . Here he had lived
eight years with great reputation , and had been visited visited by all foreigners of
... and rollid In billows , leave i'th ' midst a horrid vale . Then with expanded wings
he steers his fight 225 Aloft , incumbent on the dusky air , That felt unusual weight
, till on dry land He lights , if it were land that ever burn'd With folid , as the lake ...
Sublim'd with mineral fury , aid the winds , 235 And leave a finged bottom all
involvid With stench and smoke : such resting found the sole Of unbleft feet . Him
follow'd his next mate , Both glorying to have ' fcap'd the Stygian flood As gods ,
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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