Unless the pupil can acquire it , the great books that make life worth living to the trained reader will remain only far - off names to the pupil .
4 , the classification with regard to names amounts to little ; while the validity , beauty , and strength of the comparisons made by the poet amount to a ...
The chapter on Figures in the text - book will now begin to be interesting , definitions will be real , and names will be remembered .
... Prone on the flood , extended long and large , Lay floating many a rood ; in bulk as huge As whom the fables name of monstrous size , Titaniano or earth ...
... heaven sat on thrones , Though of their names in heavenly records now Be no memorial , blotted out and rased By their rebellion from the books of life .
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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