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The sources whence Milton derived inspiration or phraseology have been
exhibited somewhat more fully than usual. It is a commonplace that Milton was
learned, and used his learning freely in Paradise Lost. So fully has this been
His lordship gave me a card of introduction to the learned Hugo Grotius, at that
time Ambassador from the Queen of Sweden to the French court ; whose
acquaintance I anxiously desired, and to whose house I was accompanied by
some of his ...
At Geneva I held daily conversations with John Diodati, the learned Professor of
Theology. Then, pursuing my former route through France, I returned to my native
country, after an absence of one year and about three months ; at the time when ...
There I read it in the oath of every knight that he should defend, to the expense of
his best blood, or of his life if it so befell him, the honor and chastity of virgin or
matron ; from whence even then I learned what a noble virtue chastity sure must ...
Whatever else Paradise Lost may be, it is certainly one of the most learned
poems in the world. In thinking of it in this character we are to remember, first of
all, that, ere his blindness had befallen him (1652), Milton's mind was stored with
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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