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A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton John Milton. POSTSCRIPT . THE works of inferior Geniuses have their infancy , and often receive additions of ftrength and beauty , in the several Impreffions they undergo whilst their ...
A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton John Milton ... Book V. ver . 637 . " They eat , they drink , and with refection fweet " Are fill'd , before th'all - bounteous King , & c . were thus enlarg'd in the Second Edition .
A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton John Milton ... 551. of the fame Book ( which was originally thus , " Of rend'ring up . Michael to him reply'd ) receiv'd this addition , Of rend'ring up , and patiently attend My ...
WH HEN I beheld the Poet blind , yet bold , In flender book His vaft defign unfold : Meffiah crown'd , God's reconcil'd , decree , Rebelling Angels , the Forbidden Tree , Heav'n , Hell , Earth , Chaos , All ! the argument Held me a ...
BOOK I. The ARGUMENT . This first book propofes , firft in brief , the whole fubject , man's difobedience , and the lafs thereupon of Paradife wherein he was placed . Then touches the prime cause of his fall , the Serpent , or rather ...
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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