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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 Paradise Lost .
... Whom we resist . If then his providence Out of our evil seek to bring forth good ,
Our labor must be to pervert that end , And out of good still to find means of evil ;
Which ofttimes may succeed , so as perhaps 170 Shall grieve him , if I failo not ...
... but that the willo And high permission of all - ruling Heaven Left him at large to
his own dark designs , That with reiterated crimes he might Heap on himself
damnation , while he sought Evil to others ; and , enraged , might see 210 220
330 They heard , and were abashed , and up they sprung Upon the wing ; as
when men , wont to watch , On duty sleeping found by whom they dread , Rouse
and bestir themselves ere well awake . Nor did they noto perceive the evil plight
Of Amram'so son , in Egypt's evil day , Waved round the coast , up - called a
pitchy cloudo 340 Of locusts , warping on the eastern wind , That o'er the realm of
impious Pharaoh hung Like night , and darkened all the land of Nile ; So ...
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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