... hand brought him into the assembly The Dext morning he waited upon the
Cardinal to return him thanks for his civilities , and by the means of Holstenius
was again introduced to his Eminence , and spent some time in conversation with
One or two of Milton's familiar epilles are addressed to him ; and Mr. Toland says
, that he had in his hands two Greek letters of Diodati to Milton , very handsomely
written . It may be right for scholars now and then to exercise themselves in ...
But it had not the delired effect ; for the Presbyterians were as fond of exercising
the licensing power , when they got it into their own hands , as they had been
clamorous before in inveighing against it , while it was in the hands of the
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 ...
On the other hand , Milton's book was burnt at Paris , and at Thonlouse , by the
hands of the common hangman : But this served only to procure it the more
readers . It was read and talked of every where ; even they who were of different ...
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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