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They fall through the fearful depths in headlong plunge during a space of nine days , pursued by dreadful thunderbolts to a place -a which the Almighty had prepared for them - a THE COSMOGRAPHY OF THE UNIVERSE xvii.
He tells the council that the Almighty had planned , before the fall , the creation of a new race of beings ( B. I. , 650-654 ) ; that he would now carry out the plan , and that the fallen angels , could they escape through the wall of ...
... sometimes falling " plumb down ten thou, sand fathoms " ; then hoisted upward again as many miles by the force of some chaotic explosion ; on through scenes of indescribable horror past Middle Chaos , where Chaos himself and Old ...
BOOK I THE ARGUMENT THE First Book proposes , first in brief , the whole subject , man's disobedience , and the loss thereupon of Paradise , wherein he was placed ; then touches the prime cause of his fall , the ser . pent , or rather ...
Say first — for heaveno hides nothing from thy view , Nor the deep tract of hell — say first , what cause Moved our grand parents in that happy state , Favored of heaven so highly , to fall off From their Creator , and transgress his ...
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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
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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