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And chiefly Thou , O Spirit , that dost prefer Before all temples the upright heart
and pure , Instruct me , for Thou know ' st , Tisou from the first Wast present , and
with inighly wings outspread Dovelike sat st / brooding outle vast abyss , And ...
... to the fierce contention brought along 100 linumerable force of Spirits arm ' d ,
That durst dislike his reign , and , me preferring , His utmost power with adverse
power opposed In dubious battle on the plains of Heaven , And shook his throne .
But what if he our Conqueror ( whom I now Of force believe Almighty , since no
less Than such could have o ' erpower ' d such force as ours ) Have left us this
our spirit and strength entire 148 Strongly to suffer and support our pains , That
Princes , Potentates , 313 Warriors , the flower of Heaven ' once yours , now losta
If such astonishment as this can jezo Eternal Spirits ; or have ye chosen this
place 33 After the toil of battle to repose Your wearied · PARADISE LOST .
... These feminine ; For Spirits , when they plcase , Can either sex assume , or
both ; so soft And uncompounded is their essence pure , Not tied or manacled
with joint or limb , Nor founded on the brittle strength of bones , Like cumbrous
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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