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By his diligence and economy he acquired a competent estate , which enabled him afterwards to retire , and live in the country . He was a very worthy man ; and married Sarah Carton , of a family originally derived from Wales .
Therefore , after he had left the univerfity in 1632 , he went to his father's house -in the country ; for his father had by this time retired : to live at an estate which he had purchased at Horet ton , near Colebrooke ...
in that country ; for his family , now growing numerous , required a mistress at the head of it , and his father was coming to live with him ; which he did , and continued with him in tranquillity and devotion to his dying day .
After his wife's return , his family was increased not only with children , but also with his wife's relations ; her father and mother , her brothers and sisters , coming to live with him in the general distress and ruin of the royal ...
... but be perfifted in refusing it , though his wife pressed his compliance : “ Thou " ' art in the right , ” fays he ; “ you , as other women , " would ride in your coach ; for me , my aim is to live " and die an honest man .
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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