Resultater 1-5 af 21
From 1640 to 1660 we find him hotly engaged upon the Puritan side of the struggle for English liberty . From 1660 to 1674 , the year of his death , we find him again engaged in the composition of poetry , but of a kind that ...
Cromwell's death , in 1658 , left him without occupation ; and the restoration of Charles II . , in 1660 , made his positioni a very dangerous one ; for he was in imminent danger from those who were punishing the regicides .
He makes his way to the gates of Hell , which are guarded by two hideous forms , Sin and Death ; cajoles his way out ; and takes his flight through the immeasurable distances of inky blackness of Chaos toward the World , suspended from ...
PARADISE LOST BOOK I o OF man's first disobedience , ' and the fruit Of that forbidden tree whose mortal taste Brought death into the world , and all our woe , With loss of Eden , till one greater Man Restore us , and regain the ...
... and unmoved With dread of death to flight or foul retreat ; Nor wanting power to mitigate and swage With solemn touches troubled thoughts , and chase Anguish and doubt and fear and sorrow and pain From mortal or immortal minds .
Hvad folk siger - Skriv en anmeldelse
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