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... and rebel to all law ; Conviction to the serpent none belongs . Thus saying ,
from his radiant seat he rose 85 Of high collateral glory : Hin Thrones , and Pow'
rs , Princedoms , and Dominations ministrant . Accompanied to Heaven - gate :
O fon ! why fit we here each other ' viewing 235 Idly , while Satan our great author
thrives In other worlds , and happier seat provides For us his offspring dear ? It
cannot be But that success attends him : if mishap , Ere this he had return'd , with
... about the walls the upper Of Pandaemonium , city and proud seat Of Lucifer ,
18 PARADISE LOST . Book X.
Of Pandaemonium , city and proud seat Of Lucifer , lo by allusion callid , 425 Of
that bright ftar to Satan paragon'd . There kept their watch the legions , while the
Grand In council fat , sollicitous what chance Might intercept their Emperor sent ...
All kinds ; and for desiruction to mature Sooner or later : which th ' Almighty
seeing , From his transcendent seat the Saints among , To those bright Orders
utter'd thus his voice . 615 See , with what heat these dogs of hell advance To
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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