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But fall'n he is , and now What rests , but that the mortal Sentence pass On his
transgreflion , death denounc'd that i i day ; ' . Which he presumes already vain
and void , 50 Because not inflicted , as he fear'd , By some immediate stroke : aut
So judg'd he Man , both Judge and Saviour sent ; And th'instant stroke of Death ,
denounc'd that day , 210 Remov'd far off : then , pitying how they stood Before
him naked to the air , that now Must suffer change , disdain'd not to begin ...
Within the gates of Hell fat Sin and Death , 230 In counterview within the gates ,
that now Stood open wide , belching outrageous flame Far into Chaos , lince the
Fiend past through , Sin opening : who thus now to Death began . O fon ! why fit ...
Go whither fate and inclination strong 265 Leads thee ; I shall not lag behind , nor
err The way , thou leading , such a scent I draw Of carnage , prey innumerable ,
and taste The favour of Death from all things there that live . Nor shall I to the ...
The aggregated soil Death with his mace petrific , cold and dry , As with a trident
smote ; and fix'd as firm 295 As Delos floating once : the rest his ' look Bound with
Gorgonian rigor not to move : And with Asphaltic slime , broad as the gate ...
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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