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
... Heav'n - fall'n , in station stood or just array , 555 Sublime with expectation ,
when to see In triumph issuing forth their glorious chief : They faw , but other fight
instead ! a crowd Of ugly serpents : horror on them fell , And horrid sympathy : for
640 He ended , and the heav'nly audience loud Sung Hallelujah , as the sound of
feas , Through multitude that fung ' „ Just are thy ways , ,, Righteous are thy
decrees on all thy works ; Who can extenuate Thee ? ' next , to the Son , 645 ...
Why comes not Death , Said he , with one thrice acceptable firoke 855 To end me
? shall truth fail to keep her word , Justice divine not hasten to be just ? But Death
comes not at call , justice divine Mends not her fleweit pace for prayers or crias ...
Crooked by nature , bent , as now appears , 885 More'to the part finifter , from me
drawn ; Well if thrown out , as supernumerary To my just number found . O ! why
did God , Creator wise , that peopled highest Heav'n With spirits masculine ...
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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