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Yet not the more Cease I to wander where the Muses haunt Clear spring , or
shady grove , or sunny hill , Smit with the love of sacred song ; but chief Thee ,
Sion , and the flowery brooks beneath , That wash thy hallowed feet , and
warbling flow ...
The attempt to describe a war against the Almighty carried Milton into his account
of angels discomfiting each other by volleys of cannon and burying each other
under the hills of heaven . The presenting of a theological question like the origin
34 , who had heard Paul at Mars Hill , and so become converted . Such was the
tradition : under the name of Dionysius the Areopagite there still exists a treatise “
De Cælesti Hierarchia . ” 1 In this treatise the angels are said to be ranged in ...
It is a firmament above the jarrings of Chaos ; Milton conceives it in images of this
earth ; it has its hills and valleys , its pavements and mansions , its towers and
battlements . Here abide from all eternity , God and his angels , and here it is , as
This in version is quite common in the first and third feet , and very rare in the last
. “ Róse out of Chaos : or , if Sion hill . ” ( i . 10. ) Who now tríumphs , and in the
excess of joy . " ( i . 123. ) “ For one restraint , lórds of the world besides . " ( i . 32.
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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