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... the great books that make life worth living to the trained reader will remain only far - off names to the pupil . Therefore the editor of the present volume has prepared it along the lines of guidance rather than V PREFATORY NOTE.
... or 1 This chapter is adapted , with the exception of the “ figures " or diagrams , from Masson . ( Masson's Cambridge Ed . of Milton's Works , or Masson's Life of Milton , Vol . VI . , 523-558 . ) The present editor has substituted ...
... and finding the Archangel Uriel there , who has been sent down from the Empyrean to be regent of the great luminary , he disguises himself , and pretends to be one of the lesser angels who , not having been present ...
... then each pupil should be assigned , at the beginning of the study of a classic , some subject which is closely connected with the theme of the classic , and which is suited to the present research power of the particular pupil .
Thou from the first Wast present , and with mighty wings outspread , Dove - like , sat'st broodingo on the vast abyss , And mad'st it pregnant . What in me is dark , Illumine ; what is low , raise and support ; That to the hightho of ...
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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