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Soon his heart relented Tow'rds her , his life fo xiv The Life of.
Soon his heart relented Tow'rds her , his life fo late , and fole delight : Now , at his
feet fubmiffive in distress ! And after this re - union , so far was He from retaining
an unkind memory of the provocations which He had receiv'd from her ill ...
75 There the companions of his fall , o'erwhelm'd With floods and whirlwinds of
tempestuous fire , He soon discerns : and welt'ring by his side One next himself in
power , and next in crime , Long after known in Palastine , and nam'd 80 ...
... destruction laid thus low , As far as Gods , and heav'nly essences , Can perish :
for the mind and spirit remains Invincible , and vigor soon returns , 140 Though
all our glory extinct , and happy state , Here swallow'd up in endless misery !
If once they hear that voice , their liveliest pledge Of hope in fears and dangers ,
heard so oft 275 In worst extremes , and on the perilous edge Of battel when it
rag'd , in all asfaults Their fureft signal , they will soon resume New courage , and
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - 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. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - 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 ... Read full review