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... in Heay'n , or Earth , or Hell , Easy it may be seen , that I intend Mercy collegue
with justice sending thee , Man's friend , his mediator , his delign'd 60 Both
ransom and redeemer voluntary ; And destin'd man himself , to judge man fall'n .
... hout and high applause , 505 To fill his ear : when contrary , he hears On all
sides , from innumerable tongues , A dismal universal hiss , the found Of public
scorn : he wonder'd , but not long Had leisure , wond'ring at himself now 510 .
That were to make Strange contradiction , which to God himself Imposible is held
; as argument 800 Of weakness , not of pow'r . Will he draw out , For anger's fake ,
finite to infinite , In punish'd man , to satisfy his rigor , Satisfi'd never ?
Thus Adam to himself lamented loud 845 Through the still night , not now , as ere
man fell , Wholesome and cool , and mild ; but with black air Accompanied : with
damps and dreadful gloom ; Which to his evil conscience represented All things ...
But for thee I had persisted happy ; had not thy pride And wand'ring vanity , when
least was safe , 875 Rejected my forewarning , and disdain'd Not to be trufted ;
longing to be seen , Though by the Devil himself ; him overweening To over ...
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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