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Thinę now is all this world ; thy virtue bath won , What thy hands builded not : thy
wisdom gain'd With odds , what war hath lost : and fully aveng'd Our foil in Heav'n
: here thou shalt Monarch reign , 375 There didst not : there let him still victor ...
... Plac'd in a Paradise , by our exile Made happy : him by fraud I have seduc'd
485 From his Creator ; and the more t'increase Your wonder , with an apple : he
thereat Offended , worth your laughter , hath giv'n up Both his beloved Man and
And know not , that I call'd and drew them thither , My hell - hounds , to lick up the
draff and filth , 630 Which man's polluting lin with taint hath shed On what was
pure , till cramm'd and gorg'd , nigh burst , With suck'd and glutted offal , at one ...
... clod : then , in the grave , Or in some other dismal place , who knows But I shall
die a living death ? O thought Horrid , if true ! Yet why ? It was but breath Of life
that finn'd : what dies , but what had life 790 And fin ? The body properly hath ...
Or if thou covet death , as utmost end Of misery ; so thinking to evade The penalty
pronounc'd ; doubt not , but God Hath wifelier arm'd his vengeful ire , than so To
be forestall'd : much more I fear lest death , So snatch'd , will not exempt us from ...
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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