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Truly he had “ fallen on evil days ” ; but , — 36 though fallen on evil days , On evil days though fallen , and evil tongues , In darkness , and with dangers compassed round , And solitude , " he was as undaunted as the hero of his ...
Chaos , " the Uninhabited , " is " a huge , limitless ocean , abyss , or quagmire of universal darkness and lifelessness , wherein are jumbled in blustering confusion the elements of all matter , or 1 This chapter is adapted , with the ...
... Satan with his angels now fallen into Hell , described here , not in the center ( for Heaven and Earth may be supposed as yet not made , certainly not yet accursed ) , but in a place of utter darkness , fitliest called Chaos .
What in me is dark , Illumine ; what is low , raise and support ; That to the hightho of this great argument , I may assert eternal providence , And justify the ways of God to men . Say first — for heaveno hides nothing from thy view ...
Sucho place eternal justice had prepared 70 For those rebellious ; here their prison ordained In uttero darkness , and their portion set As far removedo from God and light of heaven As from the center thrice to the utmost pole .
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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