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... him into the assembly The next morning he waited upon the Cardinal to return him thanks for his civilities , and by the means of Holstenius was again introduced to his Eminence , and spent some time in conversation with him .
Whereupon the very next morning Milton's kinsman was sent to him with an order of council , commanding him to depart the kingdom hin three days , or expect the punishment of a spy . This kiosman was probably Mr. Philips or his brother ...
We are told indeed by Mr. Richardson , that Sir George Hungerford , an ancient member of parliament , told him , that Sir John Denham came into the House one morning with a sheet of Paradise Lost wet from the press in his hand ...
At . his firit rising he had usually a chapter read to him out of the Hebrew Bible ; and he commonly studied all the morning till twelve , then used some exercise for an hour , afterwards dined , and after dinner played on the organ ...
learned , that she confirmed several things which have been related before , particularly that her husband used to compofe his poetry chiefly in winter , and on his waking in a morning would make her write down sometimes twenty or ...
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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