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... They were Licensed July 2 , 1670 , but not prảnted before the year ensuing ,
near London ; from whence his body was convey'd to xxii The LIFE of.
near London ; from whence his body was convey'd to St. Giles's Church by
Cripplegate , where it lyes interr'd in the Chancel ; but neither has , nor wants , a
Monument to perpetuate his memory . In his youth he is said to have been
The bird nam'd from that Paradise You sing So never fags , but always keeps on
wing . Where could'ft Thou words of such a compass find ? Whence furnish such
a vast expense of mind ? Just Heav'n Thee , like Tiresias , to requite , Rewards ...
O how unlike the place from whence they fell ! 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 ,
210 221 Our supreme foe , in time , may much remit His anger : and perhaps thus
far remov'd , Not mind us not offending , satisfy'd With what is punish'd : whence
these raging fires Will Nacken , if his breath ftir not their fames . Our purer ...
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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
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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