... performed at his own expence , waited for him at the door , and taking him by the hand brought him into the assembly The Dext morning he waited upon the ...
... “ seemed to have erected his throne upon a heap of stones , that he might have them at es hand to throw at every one's head who passed by . " .
On the other hand , Milton's book was burnt at Paris , and at Thonlouse , by the hands of the common hangman : But this served only to procure it the more ...
... his age and infirmities . his gout and blindness , his not being in circumstances to maintain an amanuenfis , but obliged to make use of any hand that ...
... told him , that Sir John Denham came into the House one morning with a sheet of Paradise Lost wet from the press in his hand ; and being asked what he ...
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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