What his associates thence attempt . Pandemonium , the palace of Satan , rises , suddenly built out of the deep : the infernal peers there sit in council .
... 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 ...
To whom the archenemy , And thence in heaven called Satan , with bold words Breaking the horrid silence , thus began :“ If thou beest he— but oh ...
So stretched out huge in length the archfiend lay , Chained on the burning lake ; nor ever thence Had risen or heaved his head , but that the willo And high ...
... fueledo entrails , thence conceiving fire , Sublimedo with mineral fury , aid the winds , And leave a singèd bottom all involved With stench and smoke .
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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