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Tine the flant lightning ; whose thwar flame driv'n down , 1075 Kindles the gummy
bark of Fir , and Pine , And sends a comfortable heat from far , Which might fupply
the Sun. Such fire to use , And what may else be remedy or cure To evils ...
... And guard all passage to the Tree of Life : Lest Paradise a receptacle prove To
fpirits foul , and all my trees their prey ; With whose , stol'n fruit man , once more to
delude , 125 He ceas'd ; and th ' archangelic Pow'r prepar'd For swift descent ...
... chastning : to the evil turn My obvious breast ; arming to overcome By suffering
, and earn relt from labor 375 It so I may attain . - So both ascend , In the visions
of God . It was a hill , Of Paradise the highest ; from whose top The hemisphere ...
... where : Rome was to sway 405 The world : in fpirit perhaps he also saw Rich
Mexico , the seat of Montezume , And Cusco in Peru , the richer seat Of Atabalipa
; and yet unspoil'd Guiana ; ' whose * ) great city Geryon's sons Call El Dorado .
... wherein consists Woman's domestic honor and chief praise , Bred only and
completed to the taste Of lustful appetite ; to fing , to dance , To dress , aud troll
the tongue , and roll the eye To those , that sober race of men , whose lives
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This is by far my favorite edition of Paradise Lost. Since the text is full of archaic references, understanding what is meant can often be difficult (and result in a lot of trips to reference books ... Læs hele anmeldelsen