Resultater 1-5 af 52
Satan , or Lucifer , inspired by envy , and aided in chief by Beelzebub ,
determines to contest the supremacy of the Almighty , and organizes a rebellion .
For two days tumultuous war rages on the plains of Heaven ; but on the third day
At the end of this time Satan and Beëlzebub make their way to the shore , call the
other fallen angels , hold a council , and consider what is best to be done . They
see that the pursuing angels have been recalled , and that they are now ...
Satan's plan is to corrupt the inhabitants of this new creation . At the
Pandemonian council he explains his plan , and announces that he alone will
undertake its execution . He dismisses the council , and sets out on the awful
( See Fig . 4 or 5 , for Satan's flight through the World . ) In his first attempt to bring
about " man's disobedience , " he is discovered , and takes to flight ; but returns ,
and tempts the " mother of mankind , THE COSMOGRAPHY OF THE UNIVERSE.
John Milton. returns , and tempts the " mother of mankind , " who partakes of the “
forbidden fruit . ” “ The rest is misery , The angels forsake the Earth ; Satan hies
back to Hell to announce his victory ; the Son of God comes down to pronounce ...
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