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 ? Or what change Absents ...
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 the tree ...
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 between thine ...
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 Saviour sent ; 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 X. 15 ...
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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