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... To the subjected plain – then disappeared . They , looking back , all the
eastern side beheld Of Paradise , so late their happy seat , Waved over by that
flaming brand ; the gate With dreadful faces thronged and fiery arms . Some
natural tears ...
Him the Almighty Power Hurled headlong flaming from the ethereal sky , With
hideous ruin and combustion , down To bottomless perdition , there to dwell In
adamantine chains and penal fire , Who durst defy the Omnipotent to arms .
100 From what highth fall'n , so much the stronger proved He with his thundero ;
and till then , who knew The force of those dire arms ? Yet not for those , Nor what
the potent Victor in his rage Can else inflict , do I repent ; or change , Though ...
120 And this empyrealo substance cannot fail ; Since , through experience of this
great event , In arms not worse , in foresight much advanced , We may with more
successful hope resolve To wage , by force or guile , eternal war , Irreconcilable ...
... and co - partners of our loss , Lie thus astonished on the obliviouso pool , And
call them not to share with us their part In this unhappy mansion , or once more
With rallied arms to try what may Regained in heaven , or what more lost in hell ?
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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