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Who in all things wife and just , Hinder'd not Satan , to attempt the mind Of man ,
with strength entire , and free - will armid , Complete to have discover'd and
repuls'd Whatever whiles of foe or seeming friend : For still they knew , and onght
But from me what can proceed , But all corrupt both mind and will de prav'd . 825 .
No to do only , but to will the same With me ? How can they then acquitted stand
In fight of God ? Him after all disputes Forc'd I absolve : all my evasions vain ...
She ended here , or vehement despair Broke off the rest : so much of death her
thoughts Had entertain'd , as dy'd her cheeks with pale , But Adam , with such
counsel nothing fway'd , To better hopes his more attentive mind Lab'ring had
Then , let us seek Some safer resolution , which methinks I have in view , calling
to mind with heed 1030 Part of our sentence , that „ thy feed shall bruise „ The
Serpents head : “ Piteous amends ! unless Be meant , whom I conjecture , our ...
140 Eve , easily may faith admit , that all The good , which we enjoy , from Heav'n
de . scends : But that from us ought should ascend to Heav'n So prevalent , as to
concern the mind Of God high - bleft , or to incline his will , 145 Hard to belief ...
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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