But whom send I to judge them ? whom , but thee 55 Vicegerent Son ? To thee I
have transferr'd All jugdment ' , whether in Heay'n , or Earth , or Hell , Easy it may
be seen , that I intend Mercy collegue with justice sending thee , Man's friend ...
A Poem in Twelve Books. 2 John Milton. j Express'd , and thus divinely answer'd
mild . Father Eternal ! Thine is to decree ; Mine both in Heav'n and Earth , to do
thy will Supreme ; that thou in me thy Son belov'd 70 Mayst ever rest well pleas'd .
So spake this oracle , then verify'd , When Jesus son of Mary , second Eve , Saw
Satan fall , like lightning , down from Heav'n , Prince of the air : then rising from
his grave 135 Spoild Principalitics and Pow'rs , triumph'd In open shew ; and ,
Into the wood fast by ; and changing shape T'observe the sequel , saw his
guileful act By Eve , though all unweeting , seconded 335 Upon her husband ;
saw their shame , that sought Vain covertures : but when he saw descend The
Son of ...
... sweet , That thou on earth hadst prosper'd , which thy looks 360 Now also
evidence , but straight I felt , Though distant from thee worlds between , yet felt ,
That I must after thee with this thy son : Such fatal consequence unites us three !
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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