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The Son , in the Almighty's chariot of power , and armed with “ ten thousand thunders , " turns the tide of battle and drives the now routed and terrified rebel angels through the inward opening gates in the wall ...
... Shot after us in storm , o'erblown , hath laid The fiery surge that from the precipice Of heaven received us falling ; and the thunder , Winged with red lightning and impetuous rage , Perhaps hath spent his shafts , and ceases now ...
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 ...
Darkened so , yet shone Above them all the archangel ; but his face Deep scars of thunder had intrenched ; and care Sat on his faded cheek , but under brows Of dauntless courage , and considerate pride Waiting revenge .
... he shall hear Infernal thunder ; and , for lightning , see Blacko fire and horror shot with equal rage Among his angels , and his throne itself Mixed with Tartareano sulphur and strange fire , His own invented torments .
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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