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They see that the pursuing angels have been recalled , and that they are now enclosed with a wall of eternal fire and with ninefold gates of bronze , of iron , and of adamantine rock , " impenetrable , impaled with circling fire ...
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 .
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 ...
What can it then avail , though yet we feel Strength undiminished or eternal being , To undergo eternal punishment ? ” Whereto with speedy words the archfiend replied : “ Fallen cherub ! to be weak is miserable , Doing or suffering ...
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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