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Besideshis great learning , he had extraordinary talents in railing “ This prince of
scholars , " as some body faid of him , “ seemed to have erected his throne upon
a heap of stones , that he might have them at es hand to throw at every one's ...
The following TRANSLATION and SONNET are taken from Toland's and Birch's
accounts of Milton's Life . The Verses to CHRISTINA Queen of SWEDEN , vol . ii .
p . ult . translated . The northern pole supports thy shining throne ; Behold what ...
... If he oppos'ı ; and , with ambitious aiin Against the throne and monarchy of God
, Rais'd impious war in heav'n , and battle proud , With vain attempt . Him the
Almighty Power Hurld healong flaming from th'ethereal sky , 45 With hideous ruin
... And to the fierce contention brought along Innumerable force of spirits armid ,
That durft dislike his reign , and me preferring ; His utmost pow'r with adverse
pow'r oppos'd In dubious battle on the plains of heav'n , And shook his throne .
But he who reigas Monarch in heaven , till then as one secure Sat on his throne ,
upheld by old repute Consent or culom , and his regal ftate 640 Put forth at full ,
bnt Aill his ftrength conceal'd , Which tempted our attempt , and wrought our fall ...
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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