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... I enjoyed ( at Horton ) a complete holiday in turning over Latin and Greek
authors . " He was also familiar with French and Italian . It must not be thought
that the years at Horton were spent in mere pastime or recreation . They were a
part of ...
Nine ' times the space that measures day and night 50 To mortal men , he with
his horrid crew Lay vanquished , rolling in the fiery gulf , Confounded , though
immortal ; but his doom Reserved him to more wrath ; for now the thought Both of
if he , whom mutual league , United thoughts and counsels , equal hope And
hazard in the glorious enterprise , Joined with me once , now misery hath joined
90 In equal ruin ; into what pit thou seest , 100 From what highth fall'n ...
Thus they , Breathing united force with fixed thought , Moved on in silence to soft
pipes that charmed Their painful steps o'er the burnt soil . And now Advanced in
view they stand , a horrid front Of dreadful length and dazzling arms , in guise Of
But these thoughts Full counsel must mature . Peace is despaired ; For who can
think submission ? War , then , war , Open or understood , must be resolved . ” He
spake ; and to confirm his words , out - flew Millions of flaming swords , drawn ...
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LibraryThing ReviewПользовательский отзыв - 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. Читать весь отзыв
LibraryThing ReviewПользовательский отзыв - 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 ... Читать весь отзыв