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BOOKS I AND II BY JOHN MILTON EDITED FOR HIGH SCHOOL USE BY
WILLIAM I. CRANE HEAD OF THE ENGLISH DEPARTMENT STEELE HIGH
SCHOOL , DAYTON , OHIO New York THE MACMILLAN COMPANY LONDON ...
In the beginning of the events described in Paradise Lost , the Almighty
assembles the angels , and announces to them that thereafter his Son shall be
their “ Head , " and that they shall bow down and “ confess him Lord . ” The
decree is ...
200 Thus Satan , talking to his nearest mate , With head uplift above the wave ,
and eyes That sparkling blazed ; his other parts besides , Prone on the flood ,
extended long and large , Lay floating many a rood ; in bulk as huge As whom
For each seemed either - black it stood as night , 670 Fierce as ten furies , terrible
as hell , And shook a dreadful dart : what seemed his head The likeness of a
kingly crown had on . Satan was now at hand , and from his seat The monster ...
Each at the head Leveled his deadly aim ; their fatal hands No second stroke
intend ; and such a frown Each cast at the other as when two black clouds , With
heaven's artillery fraught , come rattling on Over the Caspian , ' then stand front to
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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