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Which he presumes already vain and void , 50 Because not inflicted , as he fear'd
, By some immediate stroke : aut Toon shall find Forbearance no acquittance e're
day end . Justice liiall not return , as bounty , scorn'd . But whom send I to ...
To whom The gracious Judge without revile reply'd . , My voice thou oft haft heard
, and hast not fear'd , But still rejoic'd : how is it now become 120 So dreadful to
thee ? That thou art naked , who Had told thee ? Hast thou eaten of the tree ...
If your joint pow'r prevail , th ' affairs of hell No detriment need fear ; go and be
strong . So saying he dismiss'd them ; they with speed 410 Their course through
thickest constellations held , Spreading their bane ; the blasted stars look'd wan ...
There I should reft , And sleep secure : His dreadful voice no more Would '
thunder in my ears : no fear of worfe 780 To me and to my offspring would
torment me With cruel expectation . Yet one doubt Persues me still , left all I
cannot die ; Lest ...
... and so last To perpetuity . Ay me ! That fear Comes thund'ring back with
dreadful revolution On my defenseless head ; both Death and I 815 Am found
eternal , and incorparate both , Nor I on my part single , in me all Posterity stands
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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