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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.
The books accessible for consultation ought to comprise as many as possible of
those recommended on pp. 48, 49. There should be a Bible ; a Globe edition (
Masson's) of Milton ; a Globe Spenser and a Globe Shakespeare (Macmillan) ...
Finally, so with the whole series of preceding English poets, particularly Spenser,
Shakespeare, and some of the minor Spenserians of the reigns of James and
Charles I., not forgetting that uncouth popular favorite of his boyhood, Sylvester's
... round the horizon : and if the scene change, it is with an elemental movement
like the shifting of mighty winds. His imagination seldom condenses, like
Shakespeare's, in the kindling flash of a single epithet, but loves better to diffuse
Shakespeare would have understood this. Milton would have made him talk like
an eagle. His influence is not to be left out of account as partially contributing to
that decline toward poetic diction which was already beginning ere he died.
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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