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... Clothed with transcendent brightness , didst outshine Myriads , though bright ! -
if he , whom mutual league , United thoughts and counsels , equal hope And
hazard in the glorious enterprise , Joined with me once , now misery hath joined
Too well I see and rue the dire event , That with sad overthrow and foul defeat
Hath lost us heaven , and all this mighty host In horrible destruction laid thus low ,
As far as gods and heavenly essenceso Can perish ; for the mind and spirit ...
But see ! the angry victor hath recalled His ministers of vengeance and pursuit
Back to the gates of heaven ; the sulphurous hail , Shot after us in storm , o'
erblown , hath laid The fiery surge that from the precipice Of heaven received us
Be it so ! since he Who now is sovran can dispose and bid What shall be right :
farthest from him is best , Whom reason hath equaled , o force hath made
supreme Above his equals . Farewell , ' happy fields , Where joy forever dwells !
... arched embower ; or scattered sedge Afloat , when with fierce winds Oriono
armed Hath vexed the Red Sea coast , whose waves o'erthrew Busiriso and his
Memphiano chivalry , While with perfidiouso hatred they pursued The sojourners
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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