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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 ...
The happier stato In hicaven , which follows dignity , miglit draw Envy from each
inferior ; but who hero Will cnvy whom the highest place exposes Foremost to
stand against the Thunderer ' s aim , Your bulwark , and condemns to greatest ...
Suppose he should relent , And publish grace to all , on promise made Of new
subjection ; with what eyes could we Stand in his presence humble , and receive
240 Sirict laws imposed , to celebrate his throno • With warbled hymns and to his
Thus saying rose ' The Monarch , and prevented all reply ; Prudent , lest , from his
resolution raised , Others among the chief might offer now ( Certain to be refused
) what erst they fear ' d ; 478 And , co refused , might in opinion stand His rivals ...
Each at the head Levei ' d his deadly aim ; their fatal hands No second stroke
iniend ; and such a frown Each cast at th ' other , as when two black clouds , With
Heaven ' s artillery fraught , come rattling on 715 Over the Caspian ; then stand ...
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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