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KA That lod ' he embattled Seraphim to war Under thy conduct , and in dreadful
deeds Fearless endanger ' d Heaven ' s perpetual king , And put to proof his high
supremacy , Whcthér upheld by strength , or chance . or sate Too well I see and ...
Seest thou yon dreary plain , forlorn and wild , 180 The seat of desolation , void of
light , Save what the glimmering of these livid flames Casts pale and dreadful ?
Thit ? ier let us tend From off the tossing of these fiery waves ; There rest , if any ...
Thus they , Breathing united force , with fixed thought , 560 Moved on in silence
to soft pipes , that charm ' d Their painful steps o ' er the burnt soil : and now
Advanced in view they stand ; a horrid front Of dreadful length and dazzling arms
, in ...
... deep thought ; and each In other ' s countenance read his own dis nay ,
Astonish ' d : None ainong the choice and prime Of those heaven - warring
champions could be found So hardy as to proffer or accept , 425 Alone , the
dreadful voyage ...
675 680 Dibuirguishable in member , joint , or limb ; Or substarce might be call ' d
that shadow seem ' d , For each seem ' d either ; black it stood as Night , 670
Fierce as ten Furies , terrible as Hell , And shook a dreadful doa ; what seem ' d
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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