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... sat st / brooding outle vast abyss , And madest it pregnant : What in me is dark ,
Illumine ; what is low , raise and support ; That in the height of this great argument
I may assert Eternal Providence , 25 And justify the ways of God to men .
A dungeon horrible on all sides round As one great furnace flamed yet from thoce
flames Vo light ; but rather darkness visible Served only to discover sights of woe
, Regions of sorrow , doleful shades , where peace 6 And rest can never dwell ...
10 lad risen , or heaved his head ; but that the will And high permission of all -
ruling Heaven Left him at large to his own dark designs ; That with reiterated
crimes he might Heap on himself damnation , while he sought Evil to others ; and
... out of Sion , throned Between the cherubim ; yea , often placid Within his
sanctuary itself their shrines , Abominations ; and with cursed things [ lis holy rites
and solemn foasts profaned , 39 And with their darkness durst affront his light .
... supposed with blood Of Thammuz yearly wounded : the love tala Infected Sion
' s daughters with like heat ; Whose wanton passions in the sacred porch Ezekiel
saw , when , by the vision led , His cyc survey ' d the dark idolatries Of alienated ...
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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