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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 ...
What though the field be lost : All is not lost , the unconquerable will , 10€ And
study of revenge , immortal hate , And courage never to submit ur yield , And
what is else not to be overcopie ; That glory never shall his wrath or might 110
155 Whereto with speedy words the Archfiend replied Fallen cherub ! to be weak
is miserable , Doing or suffering : but of this be sure , To do aught good never will
be our task , But over to do ill our sole delight , As being the contrary to his high ...
... thc plain ; 358 A multitude , like which the populous North Pour ' d never from
her frozen loirs , to pass Rhene or the Danaw , when her barbarous sons Came
like a deluge on the South , and spread Beneath Gibraltar to the Libyan sands .
... for never , since created man , Met such imbudied force , as named with these
Could merit more than that small infantry Warr ' d on hy cranes ; though all the
giant broud Of Phlegra with the heroic race were join ' d That fought at Thebes
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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