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What mastery of Bible English is obtained by this study, and what love of it! And
this is a type of the highest kind of philological study. In this way Homer has been
made near and dear to thousands, and Socrates, and Dante, and Shakespeare.
And if I found in the story afterward, any of them, by word or deed, breaking that
oath, I judged it the same fault of the poet as that which is attributed to Homer, to
have written indecent things of the gods. Only this my mind gave me, that every ...
... whether that epic form whereof the two poems of Homer, and those other two of
Virgil and Tasso, are a diffuse, and the book of Job a brief model ; or whether the
rules of Aristotle herein are strictly to be kept, or nature to be followed, which in ...
So, though in a less degree, with Homer, the Greek tragedians (Euripides was a
special favorite of his), Plato, Demosthenes, and the Greek classics generally,
and with Lucretius, Cicero,. Virgil, Horace, Ovid, Juvenal, Persius, and the other ...
My predilection in youth was on the side of Homer; for I had read the Iliad twice,
and the Odyssea once, before the Paradise Lost. Averse as I am to every thing
relating to theology, and especially to the view of it thrown open by this poem, ...
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LibraryThing Reviewביקורת משתמש - 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. קרא סקירה מלאה
LibraryThing Reviewביקורת משתמש - 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 ... קרא סקירה מלאה