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... the world Inhabited , though finless , more than now 690 Avoided pinching cold
and scorching heat ? These changes in the Heavn's , though flow , produc'd Like
change on sea and land ; fideral blast , Vapor , and mist , and exhalation hot ; !
His omnipresence fills Land , sea , and air , and every kind that lives , Fomented
by his virtual pow'r , and warm'd . All th ' earth he gave thee to possess , and rule :
No despiciable gift ! surmise not then 340 His presence , to these narrow ...
His eyes he open'd , ond beheld a field , Part arable and tilth , whereon were
shea430 New reap'd : the other part , sheep - walks and folds : In the midst an
altar as the land - mark ftood , Rustic , of grally fod : thither anon A sweaty reaper
Of brick , and of that stuff they cast to build A city and tow'r , whose top may reach
to Heav'n ; And get themselves a name : left far di[ pers'd 45 In foreign lands their
memory be lost ; Regardless wether good or evil fame . Bat God , who of ...
... His kindred and false Gods , into at land , Which he will shew him : and from
him will raise A mighty nation ! and upon him Chow'r His benediction so , that in
his feed 125 All nations shall be blest : he straight obeys . Not knowing to what
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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