... acrimony against Abp . Laud , and to have threatened him with the loss of his head , which afterwards happened to him through the fury of his enemies .
in that country ; for his family , now growing numerous , required a mistress at the head of it , and his father was coming to live with him ; which he did ...
guished for taking the contrary party , the King's head - quarters being in their neighbourhood at Oxford , and his Majesty having now some fairer prospect ...
... “ 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 . " .
... not excepting even those of crowned heads ; and was particularly honoured and esteeined by Adrian Paaw , ambassador from the States of Holland .
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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