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... by soft winds Brought to their ears while day declin'd : they heard , And from his
presence hid themselves , among The thickest trees , both man and wife : till God
Approaching , thus to Adam call'd aloud . Where art thou Adam , wont with joy ...
Now had they brought the work , by won . drous art Pontifical , a ridge of pendent
rock Over the vex'd Abyss , following the track Of Satan , to the self - fame place ,
where he : 315 First lighted from his wing , and landed safe ! From out of Chaos ...
Who of all ages to succeed , but feeling The evil on him brought by me , will curse
My head ? Ill fare our ancestor impure ! 735 For this we may thank Adam ! but his
thanks Shall be the execration : so besides Mine own that bide upon me , all ...
... our grand foc Satan : who in the Serpent hath contriv'd Against us this deceit :
to crush his head 1035 Would be revenge indeed , which will be lost By death
brought on ourselves ; or childless days Resolv'd , as thou proposest : so , our foe
But infinite in pardon ' was my Judge , That I , who first brought death on all , am
grac'd The source of life : next favourable thou , Who higly thus tintitle , me
vouchlaf'st : 170 ) Far other name deserving ! But the field To labor calls us now
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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