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Jadius ; also Cornelius Celsus the physician , a great part of Pliny's natural history , the Architecture of Vitruvius , the Stratagems of Frontinus , and the philofophical poets Lucretius and Manilius .
... unfitness , or contrariety of mind , proceeding from any unchangeable cause in nature , hindering and ever likely ... adultery or natural frigidity , especially if there be no children , and there be mutual consent for separation .
At first he showed some figns of averfion , but he continued not long inexor . able ; his wife's intreaties , and the intercellion of friends on both sides , foon wrought upon his generous nature , and procured a happy reconciliation ...
... natural genius and inclination , though he was far from ever repent . ing of his writings in defence of liberty , but gloried in them to the last . The only interruption now of his private studies was the business of his office .
... a great hindrance and inconvenience to him in his business , though sometimes a political use might be made of it , as mens natural infirmities are often pleaded in excuse for not doing what they have no great inclination to do .
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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
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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