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... That with sad overthrow , and foul defeat , 135 Hath lost us Heaven , and all
this mighty host In horrible destruction laid thus low , As far as Gods and
heavenly essences Can perish : for the mind and spirit remains Invincible , and
vigour soon ...
But sec ! the angry victor hath recallid IIis ministers of vengeance and pursuit
Back to the gates of Heaven : the sulphurous hail , Shot after us in storm , o '
erblown , hath laid The fiery surge , that from the precipice Of Heaven received us
Be it so ! since he , 245 Who r . ow is Sov ' reign , can dispose and bid What shall
be right : furthest from him is best , Whom reason hath equal ' d , force hath made
supreme Above his equals . Farewell , happy fields , Where joy for ever dwells !
630 For who can yet believe , though after loss , That all these puissant legions ,
whose cxilo Hath en : ptied Heaven , shall fail to reascend Self - raised , and
repossess their native seat ? For me , be witness all the lost of Heaven , If
Me though just right and the fix ' d laws of Heaven Did first create your Leader ;
next , free choice , With what besides , in counsel or in fight , Hath been achieved
of mcrit ; yet this loss , . 26 Thus far at . Icast recover ' d , 3 PARADISE LOST .
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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