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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 ...
... them to acquaint 395 With these fuccelles , and with them rejoice , You two this
way , among these numerous Orbs , All yours ! right down to Paradise descend :
There dwell and reign in bliss ; thence on the earth B Dominion exercise , and in
... 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 ...
And fabled , how the ferpent , whom they callid 580 Ophion with Eurynome , the
wide Encroaching Eve perhaps , had first de rule Of high Olympus ; thence by
Saturn drivin , And Ops , e're yet Dictaean Jove was born . Mean while in
... they with labor push'd Oblique the centric globe : some say , the Sun Was bid
turn from th ' equinoctial road Like distant breadth 10 Taurus with to sev'n Atlantic
fisters ; and the Spartan Twins Up to the Tropic Crab ; thence down amain 675 ...
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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