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I read , still growing less severe , I lik'd his project , the success dil fear ; Through
that wide field how he his way should find , O'er which lame faith leads
waterstanding blind ; Les he perplex'd the things lie would explain , And what
was easy ...
Th ' ascending pile Stood fixd ber stately height ; and Itrait the doors - Opening
their brazen folds discover wide Within her ample spaces , o'er the smooth 725
And level pavement : from the arched roof , Pendent by subtile magie , many a
... the gates 761 And porches wide , but chief the spacious hall ( Tho ' like a cover'
d field , where champions bold Wont to ride arm'd , and at the Soldan's chair
Defyd Defy'd the best of . Panim chivalry To mortal combat 14 PARADISE LOST .
135 With armed watch , that render all access , 130 Impregnable : oft on the bord'
ring deep Incamp their legions ; or , with obscure wing , Scout far and wide into
the realms of night , Scorning surprise . Or could we break our way By force , and
These pass'd , if any pass , the void profound Of unessential night receives him
next Wide gaping , and with utter loss of being 440 Threatens him , plung'd in that
abortive gulf . If thence he ' fcape into whatever world , Or unknown region , what
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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