Therefore the editor of the present volume has prepared it along the lines of guidance rather than V PREFATORY NOTE.
( Masson's Cambridge Ed . of Milton's Works , or Masson's Life of Milton , Vol . VI . , 523-558 . ) The present editor has substituted his own illustrations ...
... pretends to be one of the lesser angels who , not having been present at the Creation , has now come alone , out of curiosity , to behold its glories .
... 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 brooding on the vast abyss , And mad'st it pregnant .
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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