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Accordingly , as he was thinking . of nothing less , he was surprised to see her ,
whom he had expected never to have feen any more , faling down upon her
knees at his feet , and imploring his forgiveness with tears * . At first he showed
... poem , which was toli him by Milton himself , that his vein never happily flowed
but from the autumnal equinos to the vernal , and that what he attempted at other
times was not to his fatisfaction , though he courted his fancy never fo much .
It has been brought upon the stage in the form of an oratorio ; and Mr. Handel's
music is never employed to greater advantage , than when it is adap :ed to
Milton's words . That great artist has done equal justice to our Author's L'Allegro
and Il ...
... quack in London , who had written a scurrilous libel against him : But whether
by the diffuation of friends , as thinking him a fellow not worth his notice , or for
what other cause Mr. Philips knoweth not , this answer was never published .
But ( as he says of himself ) " he never could delight in long citations , much less "
s in whole traductions . ” Accordingly there are few things , and those of no great
length , which he has ever translated . He was poffefsed too much of an ever ...
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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