Resultater 1-5 af 46
... horrible destruction laid thus low , As far as Gods and heavenly essences Can
perish : for the mind and spirit remains Invincible , and vigour soon returns ,
Though all our glorý cxtinct , and happy state Here swallow , d up in endless
And thou , profoundest Hell , Receive thy new possessor ! one who brings A mind
not to be changed by place or time : The mind is its own place , and in itself Can
make a Heaven of Hell , a Hell of Heaven . 250 What matter where , if I be still ...
... unmovcd With dread of death to flight or foul retreat ; 555 Nor wanting power to
mitigate and suage With solemn touches troubled thoughts , and chaso Anguish ,
and doubt , and fear , and sorrow , and pain From mortal or immortal minds .
€33 Matchless , but with the Almighty ! and that strifo Was not inglorious , though
the cvent was dire , As this place testifies , and this dire change Plateful to utler :
but what power of mind , Foresecing or presaging , from the depth Dl knowledge
Where there is then no god 30 For which to strive , no strise can grow up , there
From faction ; for nonc sure will claim in Hell Precedence ; none , whose portion
is so smali Of present pain , that with ambitious mind Will covet more . Withi this ...
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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