... the gulf from Hell . I told you then he should prevail , and speed 40 On his bad
errand ; Man should be seduc'd , PARADISE LOST . Book X.
On his bad errand ; Man should be seduc'd , And flatter'd out of all , believing lies
Against his Maker : no decree of mine Concurring to necellitate his fall , Or touch
with lightest moment of impulse : 45 His free will , to her own inclining left , In ...
Hast thou eaten of the tree , Whereof I gave thee charge , thou should not cat ?
To whom thus Adam sore beset reply'd , O Heav'n ! in evil ftrait this day . I stand
125 Before my Judge , either to undergo Myself the total crime , or to accnse My ...
Though should I hold my peace , 135 Wouldst easily detect what I conceal - This
Woman , whom thou mad'st to be my help , And gay'st me as thy perfect gift , so
good , So fit , fo acceptable , so divine , That from her hand I could suspect no ill ...
... worth your laughter , hath giv'n up Both his beloved Man and all his world , To
Sin and Death a prey , and so to us , 490 Without our hazard , labor , or alarm : To
range in , and to dwell , and over man To rule , as over all he should have ...
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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