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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
... Wings growing , and dominion giv'n me large Beyond this deep : whatever
draws me on , 245 Or fympathy , or some connatural force , Pow'rful at greatest
distance to unite With secret amity things of like kind By secretest conveyance .
Go whither fate and inclination strong 265 Leads thee ; I shall not lag behind , nor
err The way , thou leading , such a scent I draw Of carnage , prey innumerable ,
and taste The favour of Death from all things there that live . Nor shall I to the ...
... arch'd : a bridge , Of length prodigious , joining to the wall Immoveable of this
now fenceless world , Forfeit to Death . From hence a passage broad , Smooth ,
easy , inoffensive , down to Hell . 305 So , if great things to small may be compar'
... foil in Heav'n : here thou shalt Monarch reign , 375 There didst not : there let
him still victor sway , As battel hath adjudg'd , from this new world Retiring , by his
own doom alienated : And And henceforth Monarchy with thee divide Of all things
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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