He had a taste for the politer arts , and was particularly skilled in music , in which he was a fine performer ; and is also celebrated for several pieces ...
... and having also fent him his Maique , of which he had Det yet publicly acknowledged himself the author , he received from him the following friendly ...
... whether in print or in manuscript , which had passed through his correction ; and also presented him to Cardina ] Barberini , who at an entertainment of ...
Jadius ; also Cornelius Celsus the physician , a great part of Pliny's natural history , the Architecture of Vitruvius , the Stratagems of Frontinus ...
... then consulting about the general reformation of the kingdom , they might also take this particular case of domestic liberty into their confideration .
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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