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... foon : To me , who with eternal famine pine , Alike , is Hell , or Paradise , or
Heav'n ; There best , where most with ravin I may meet : Which here , tho '
plenteous , all too little seems , 600 To stuff this maw , this vast unhide - bound
Inexplicable Thy justice seems . -- Yet , to lay truth , too late 755 I thus contest :
then should have been refus'd Those terms whaiever , when they were propos'd :
Thou didît accept them ; wilt thou enjoy the good , Then cavil the conditions ?
Eve , thy contempt of life and pleafure seems To ague in thee fomeeting more
sublime , And excellent than what thy mind contemns . 1015 But self - destruction
therefore fought , refutes That excellence thought in thee ; and implies , Not thy ...
Much better seems this vision , and more hope Of peaceful days portends , than
those two past : 600 Those were of hate , and death , or pain much worse : Here
Nature seems fulfill'd in all her ends . To whom thus Michael . Judge not , what is
The Ark no more now flotes , but seems on ground 850 Fast on the top of some
high mountain fix'd . And now the tops of hills as rocks appear : With clamor
thence rapid currents drive , Tow'rds the retreating sea their furious tide .
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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