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With him I had often much chat of those affairs , into which he took pleasure to
look back from his native harbour and at my departure toward Rome , ( which had
been the centre of his experience ) , I had won confidence enough to beg his ...
At Rome too Selvaggi made a Latin distich in honour of Milton , and Salllli a Latin
tetraftich , celebrating him for his Greek , and Latin , and Italian poetry ; and he in
return presented to Sallilli in his fickness those fine Scazons , or lanıbic verses ...
One of his nephews has given us an account of the many authors , both Latin and
Greek , which , ( besides those usually read in the schools ) , through his
excellent judgment and way of teaching , were run over within no greater
compass of ...
It was certainly a very recluse and studious life that both he and his pupils led :
but the young men of that age were of a different turn from thole of the present ;
and he himself gave an example to those under him of hard study and spare diet
Mr. Thyer thinks there is little room to doubt but that the particular beauties of this
charming fccne are owing to an interview of the fame nature which he had with
his own wife , and that he is only here defcribing those generous and tender ...
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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