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So bold and resolute was he in declaring his sentiments to the last , thinking that
his voice was the voice of expiring liberty . A little before the King's landing , he
was dischar . ged from his office of Latin Secretary , and was forced to leave his ...
... his hair was of a light brown , and parted on the foretop hung down in curls
waving upon his shoulders ; his features were exact and regular ; his voice
agreeable and musical ; his habit clean and neat ; his deportment erect and
... and he commonly studied all the morning till twelve , then used some exercise
for an hour , afterwards dined , and after dinner played on the organ , and either
fung himself or made his wife ling , who ( he said ) had a good voice but no ear ...
At length our mighty Bard's victorious lays Fill the loud voice of universal praise ;
And bafiled Spite , with hopeless Anguilh dumb , Tields to Renown the centuries
to come . With ardent hatte , each candidate of fame Ambitious catches at his ...
Leader of those armies bright , Which but th'Omnipotent none could have foil'd , If
once they hear that voice , their liveliest pledge Of hope in fears and dangers ,
heard so oft 275 In worst extremes , and on the perilous edge Of battle when it ...
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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