Ruskin's The Crown of Wild Olive and Queen of the Air . Scott's Guy Mannering . Scott's Ivanhoe . Scott's Kenilworth . Scott's Lady of the Lake .
( MOIST ) ( DRY ) Cocytus Parched Desert Hell cheron NORTH Lake of Fire ( Hot ) Satans , course ) Pandemonium SOUTH Lethe . Desert .
Red ( Reed ) Sea = Lake in Hell . 2. Waves of Red Sea = Sulphurous waves of the Lake of Hell . 3. Sedge ( seaweed ) or bodies of Egyptians = Fallen angels .
Here Satan , with his angels , lying on the burning lake , thunderstruck and astonished , after a certain space recovers , as from confusion , calls up him ...
So stretched out huge in length the archfiend lay , Chained on the burning lake ; nor ever thence Had risen or heaved his head , but that the willo And high ...
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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