Where art thou Adam , wont with joy to meet My coming seen far off ? I miss thee here , Not pleas'd ; thus entertain'd with solitudo , 105 Where obvious duty e're - while appear'd unfought : Or come I less confpicious ?
To whom The gracious Judge without revile reply'd . , My voice thou oft haft heard , and hast not fear'd , But still rejoic'd : how is it now become 120 So dreadful to thee ? That thou art naked , who Had told thee ? Hast thou eaten of ...
Because thou hast done this , thou art accurft 175 Above all cattle , each beast of the field ; Upon thy belly groveling thou shalt go ; And dust [ halt eat , all the days of thy life ? Between thee and thee woman I will put Eninity and ...
1 now 1 In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread , 205 Till thou return unto the ground ; for thou Out of the ground wast taken , know thy birth , For dust thou art , and shalt to dust return . So judg'd he Man , both Judge and ...
O parent ! these are thy magnific deeds , Tby trophies , which thou view'st as ' not thine own ; 355 Thou art their author , and prime architect , 24 For I no sooner in my heart divin'd , > us My heart , which by a secret harmony Book ...
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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