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... near Shotover , Oxfordfhire , a justice of the peace , and a gentleman of good repute and figure in that country ; for his family , now growing. age , gust name , theory been tend mance . published in xvi The LIFE of MILTON . a ...
... to hinder the main benefits of conjugal society , which are folace and peace , are greater reasons of divorce than adultery or natural frigidity , especially if there be no children , and there be mutual consent for separation .
... must wonderfully affect him : And perhaps the impressions it made on his imagination , contributed much to the painting of that pathetic scene in Paradise Lost , in which Eve addrefled herfelf to Adam for pardon and peace .
Not long after , he wrote his Observations on the articles of peace between the Earl of Ormond and the Irish rebels . In these and all his writings , whatever others of different parties may think , he thought himself an advocate for ...
The Dutch were sending a plenipotentiary to Eng . land to treat of peace ; but the emissaries of the go . vernment had the art to procure a copy of his instructions in Holland ; which being delivered by Milton to his kinsman , then with ...
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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