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... and live in the country . He was a very worthy man ; and married Sarah Carton , of a family originally derived from Wales . She was a woman of incomparable virtue and goodness , and by her husband had two sons and a daughter .
... Giovanni Baptista Manso , Marquis of Villa , a Neapolitan nobleman of fingular merit and virtue , to whoin Taffo addresses his dialogue of friendship , and whom he mentions likewise in his Gierusalemme Liberata with great honour .
He was born and bred in England , studied phyfic , was an admirable fcholar , and no lefs remarkable for his fobriety and other virtues , B 3 . virtues , than for his great learning and ingenuity The LIFE of MILTON : xiii.
virtues , than for his great learning and ingenuity , One or two of Milton's familiar epiltles are addressed to him ... in all ages had delighted in teaching others the principles of knowledge and virtue , undertook the office ; not out ...
It is probable therefore , that after the passing of the act of indemnity , and adjournment of the House , Milton came out of his concealment , and was afterwards taken into custody by virtue of the former order of the House .
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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
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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