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... eternal splendors Aung 610 For his revolt ; yet faithful how they stood , Their
glory wither'd : as when heaven's fire Hath scath'd the forest oaks , or mountain
pines , With finged top their stately growth , tho ' bare , Stands on the blasted
635 As stood like these , could ever know repulse ? 630 For who can yet believe ,
tho ' after loss , That all these puissant legions , whose exile Hath emptied heav'n
, shall fail to re - ascend , Self - rais'd , and re - possess their native seat ?
There stood a hill not far , whose grisly top 670 Belch'd fire and rowling smoke ;
the rest entire , Shone with a glossy scurf ; ( undoubted lign That in his womb was
hid metallick ore , The work of sulphur ) thither wing'd with speed A numerous ...
Th'ascending pile Stood fixt her stately height : and strait the door3 . Op'ning their
brazen folds , discover wide Within , her ample spaces , o'er the smooth 725 And
level pavement : from the arched roof , Pendent by subtle magic , many a row ...
He ceas'd ; and next him Moloc , sceptred King , Stood up , the strongest and the
fiercest spirit That fought in heav'n , now fiercer by despair : 45 His truft was with
th'Eternal to be deem'd Equal in strength ; and rather than be less , Car'd not to ...
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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 ... Read full review