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... by the use of some famous modern poets , carried away by custom , but much
to their own vexation , hindrance , and constraint to express many things
otherwise , and for the most part worse , than else they would have expressed
Which action passed over , the poem hastens into the midst of things , presenting
Satan with his angels now fallen into Hell , described here , not in the center ( for
Heaven and Earth may be supposed as yet not made , certainly not yet ...
... and Siloa'so brook that flowed Fast by the oracle of God , I thence Invoke thy
aid to my adventurous song , That with no middleo flight intends to soar Above
the Aoniano mount , while it pursues Things unattempted yet in prose or rhyme .
Within his sanctuary itself their shrines , Abominations ; and with cursed things
His holy rites and solemn feasts profaned , 390 And with their darkness durst
affront his light . Firsto Moloch , horrid king , besmeared with blood Of human
And here let those Who boast in mortal things , and , wondering , tell Of Babelo
and the works of Memphian kings , Learn how their greatest monuments of fame ,
And strength , and art , are easily outdone By spirits reprobate , and in an hour ...
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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