Resultater 1-5 af 37
... hes the prime cause of his Full , the Serpent · or rather Sutan in the serpeit ;
who , revolting froin God , and drawing to his side many legions of Angels , was ,
by the com mand of God , driven out of liever , with all his crew , icto tho peat
The infernal Serpent ; he it was , wliose gvile , Stirrd up with envy und revenge ,
deceived 35 The mother of mankind , what tinc his pride Had cast him out from
Heaven , wit ! all his host Of rebel Angels ; by whose aid , aspiring ...
Before the gates there sat , On either side a formidable shape : The one seem ' d
woman to the waist , and fair ; 650 But ended fou m many a scaly fold
Voluminous and vast ; a serpent arm ' d With mortal sting : About her middle
round A cry of ...
345 To make them mirth , used all his might , and wroath ' d His lithe proboscis ;
close the serpent sly , Insinuating , wove with Gordian twine His braided train ,
and of his fatal guile Gave proof unheeded ; others on the grass 356 Couch ' d ...
... wide With serpent error wandering , found their way , And on the washy ooze
deep channels wore ; Easy , ere God had bid the ground be dry , All but within
those banks , where rivers now 305 Stream , and perpetual draw their humid train
Hvad folk siger - Skriv en anmeldelse
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