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... muft wonderfully affect him : and perhaps the impreffions it made on his imagination contributed much to the painting of that pathetic Scene in * PARADISE LOST , in which Eve addreffeth herself to Adam for pardon , and peace .
... following Verses , which were neceffary to make a connection . Book VIII . ver . 1 . The Angel ended , and in Adam's ear So charming left his voice , that he a - while e J 9 Thought him fill speaking ; ftill ftood ROOSEROMOBROFARGARE.
To whom thus Adam gratefully reply'd . Book XII . ver . 1 . As one who in his journey bates at noon , Though bent on Speed : fo here th ' Arch - Angel paus'd , Betwixt the world deftroy'd , and world reftor'd ; If Adam ought perhaps ...
Thou therefore whom thou only canft redeem , Their nature alfo to Thy nature join ; And be Thy felf Man among men on earth , Made flesh , when time fhall be , of virgin - feed , By wond'rous birth : be Thou in Adam's room 285 The head ...
That spot to which I point is paradise , Adam's abode , thofe lofty fhades his bow'r ; Thy way thou can'ft not miss , me mine requires . 735 Thus faid , he turn'd ; and Satan bowing low ( As to fuperior spirits is wont in heav'n , Where ...
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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