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... delay To judgment He proceeded on th ' accus'd Serpent though brute unable
to transfer 165 The guilt on him , who made him instrument Of mischief , and
polluted from the end Of his creation ; justly then accurs'd , As vitiated in nature .
735 For this we may thank Adam ! but his thanks Shall be the execration : so
besides Mine own that bide upon me , all from me Shall with a fierce reflux on me
redound : On me as on their natural centre light 740 Heavy , though ...
Wouldst thou admit for ' his contempt of thee That proud excuse ? Yet him , not
thy election , But natural necessity begot . 765 God made thee of choice his own ,
and of his own To serve him ; thy reward was of his grace , Thy punishment then
That where to extend His sentence beyond dust and nature's law : 805 By which
all causes else according still To the receptation of their matter act , Not to th '
extent of their own fhere . But say , That Death be not one stroke , as I suppos'd ...
... rib / " Crooked by nature , bent , as now appears 38 PÁRADISE LOST . Book X.
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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