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It exhibits Heaven as resting upon the vast ocean of Chaos , and surrounded by
an illimitable realm of light , the Empyrean , of which Heaven is a part . Heaven is
the abode of God and the angels , a realm of “ light , freedom , happiness , and ...
... horrible abyss of Chaos beneath . They fall through the fearful depths in
headlong plunge during a space of nine days , pursued by dreadful thunderbolts
to a place which the Almighty had prepared for them - a place THE
The universe has now three instead of two regions , as follows : Instead of
Heaven and Chaos , there are now Heaven , Chaos , and Hell , as in Fig . 2 , p .
xxvii . On the tossing waves of Hell , the fallen angels , exhausted by battle and
by their ...
And here we find that , by this new creation , the cosmography of the universe
has again changed . The Son of God now passes through the gates in the cryssal
wall of Heaven , and with a sweep of his mighty compasses he cuts out of Chaos
That of the “ Primum Mobile ” ( first moved ) , a solid shell enclosing all , and
separating the World from Chaos . On the Earth , the innermost sphere , the
Almighty places Man in the Garden of Eden . Satan's plan is to corrupt the
inhabitants of ...
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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