Results 1-5 of 46
By his wife Sarah Cafton he had likewise one daughter , nam'd Anna ; and another fon , Chriftopher , whom he train'd to the practice of the Common Law ; who in the Great Rebellion adher❜d to the royal cause : and in the reign of King ...
At Paris the Lord Viscount Scudamore , Ambaffador from King Charles I. at the Court of France , introduc'd him to the acquaintance of Grotius ; who at that time was honor'd with the fame character there by Chriftina Queen of Sweden .
... that He intended to fix on King Arthur for his heroe : but Arthur was referv'd to another destiny ! Returning from his travels An . Ętat . 32 . He found England on the point of being involv'd in blood and confufion .
And after this re - union , fo far was He from retaining an unkind memory of the provocations which He had receiv'd from her ill conduct , that when the King's caufe was entirely opprefs'd , and her father , who had been active in his ...
both under the Ufurper , and his Son ; the other , ' till King Charles II . was reftor'd , For fome time He had an apartment - for his family in White - ball ; but his health requiring a freer acceffion of air , He was oblig'd to remove ...
What people are saying - Write a review
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