that pathetic scene in Paradise Lost , * in which Eve addresseth herself to Adam
for pardon and peace . At the intercessions of his friends , who were present ,
after a short reluctance , he generously sacrificed all his resentment to her tears ...
... man was a subject that he had some years before fixed on for a tragedy , which
he intended to form by the models of antiquity ; and some , not without probability
, say , the play opened with that speech in the fourth book of Paradise Lost , 1 .
Yet , under all these discouragements and various interruptions , in the year 1669
he published his Paradise Lost , the noblest poem ( next to those of Homer and
Virgil ) that ever the wit of man produced in any age or nation . Need I mention ...
With so many accomplishments , not to have had some faults and misfortunes to
be laid in the balance with the fame and felicity of writing . Paradise Lost , would
have been too great a pora tion for humanity . ELIJAH FENTON . ON PARADISE
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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