Heaven is the abode of God and the angels , a realm of “ light , freedom , happiness , and glory . " Chaos , “ the Uninhabited , ” is “ a huge , limitless ...
... what time his pride Had cast him out from heaven , with all his host Of rebel angels ; by whose aid , aspiring To set himself in glory above his peers ...
That glory never shall his wrath or might Extort from me . To bow and sue for grace With suppliant knee , and deify his power Who , from the terror of this ...
... and spirit remains Invincible , and vigor soon returns , Though all our glory extinct , and happy state 130 iyo Here swallowed up in endless misery .
... and the invisible Glory of him that made them to transform 370 Oft to the image of a brute , adorned With gay religions full of pomp and gold ...
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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