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Soon his heart relented Tow'rds her , his life fo late , and fole delight : Now , at his feet fubmiffive in diftrefs ! And after this re - union , fo far was He from retaining an unkind memory of the provocations which He had receiv'd ...
... nervous , and active : ferviceable in all respects to his exercifing the fword , in which He much delighted ; and wanted neither skill , nor courage , to resent an affront from men of the most athletic conftitutions .
At once delight and horror on us feife , Thou fing'ft with so much gravity and ease ; And above human flight dost soar aloft , With plume fo ftrong , fo equal , and fo foft ! The bird nam'd from that Paradise You fing So never flags ...
our beft English Tragedies ; as a thing of itfelf , to all judicious ears , trivial and of no true mufical delight : which confifts only in apt numbers , fit quantity of fyllables , and the fenfe variously drawn out from one verse into ...
Or if Sion hill Delight thee more , and Siloa's brook that flow'd Faft by the oracle of God ; I thence Invoke thy aid to my advent'rous fong : That with no middle flight intends to foar Above th ' Aonian mount , while it pursues Things ...
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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