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... by whose aid aspiring To set himself in Glory above his Peers, He trusted to
have equal'd the most High, If he oppos'd; and with ambitious aim Against the
Throne and Monarchy of God Rais'd impious War in Heav'n and Battel proud
... And to the fierce contention brought along Innumerable force of Spirits arm'd
That durst dislike his reign, and me preferring, His utmost power with adverse
power oppos'd In dubious Battel on the Plains of Heav'n, And shook his throne.
But he who reigns Monarch in Heav'n, till then as one secure Sat on his Throne,
upheld by old repute, Consent or custome, and his Regal State Put forth at full,
but still his strength conceal'd, Which tempted our attempt, and wrought our fall.
High on a Throne of Royal State, which far Outshon the wealth of ORMUS and of
IND, Or where the gorgeous East with richest hand Showrs on her Kings
BARBARIC Pearl & Gold, Satan exalted sat, by merit rais'd To that bad eminence;
... Did first create your Leader, next, free choice, With what besides, in Counsel or
in Fight, Hath bin achievd of merit, yet this loss Thus farr at least recover'd, hath
much more Establisht in a safe unenvied Throne Yeilded with full consent.
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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