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... fearing guilty , what his wrath 340 Might suddenly inflict : that past , return'd By
night , and listening , where the hapless pair Sat in their fad discourse , and
various plaint , Thence gather'd his own doom : which understood Not instant ,
but of ...
... forc'd to ride 475 Th ' untractable abyfs , plungd in he womb Of unoriginal Night
and Chaos wild :) That jealous of their secrets fiercely oppos'd My journey ftrange
, with clamorous uproar Protesting fate fupreme : thence , how I found 480 The ...
... As deep as Capricorn , to bring in change Of seasons to each clime : else had
the spring Perpetual smild on earth with vernant flowers , Equal in days and
nights , except to those 630 Beyond the Polar circles : to them day Had
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 ...
... which bids us seek Some better shrowd , some better warmth to cherish Our
limbs benumm'd ; e're this diurnal star Leave cold the night , how we his gather'd
beams 1070 Reflected , may with matter fere foment Or by collision of two bodies
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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