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... of middle stature or a little less , generally dressed in a gray cloak or overcoat , and wearing sometimes a small silver - hilted sword , evidently in feeble health , but still looking younger than he was , with his lightish hair ...
But what if he our conqueror ( whom I now Of force believe almighty , since no less Than such could have o'erpowered such force as ours ) Have left us this our spirit and strength entire Strongly to suffer and support our pains ...
What matter where , if I be still the same , And what I should be , all but less than he Whom thunder hath made greater ? Here at least We shall be free : the Almighty hath not built Here for his envy , will not drive us hence : Here we ...
His form had yet not lost All hero original brightness , nor appeared Less than archangel ruined , and the excess Of glory obscured : as when the sun , new - risen , Looks through the horizontal misty air , Shorn of his beams ...
Henceforth his might we know , and know our own , So as not either to provoke , or dread New war , provoked : our better part remains To work in close design , by fraud or guile , What force affected not ; that he no less At length from ...
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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