... support ; That to the height of this great argument I may assert eternal
Providence , . . And justify the ways ' of God to men . Say first ; for Heaven hides
nothing from thy view , . 20 Nor the deep tract of Hell ; say first what PARADISE
Such place eternal Justice had prepar ' d For those rebellious ; here their pris ' on
ordain ' a In utter darkness ; and their portion set As far remov ' d from God and
light of Heav ' n , As from the centre thrice to th ' utmost pole . O how unlike the ...
... in foresight much advanc ' d , We may with more successful hope resolve To
wage , by force of guile , eternal war ; Irreconcileable to our grand foe , Who now
triumphs , and in the excess of joy , Sole reigning , holds the tyranny of Heav ' n .
... By right of war ; whate ' er his business be , Here in the heart of Hell to work in
fire , Or do his errands in the gloomy deep : What can it then avail , though yet we
feel Strength undiminish ' d , or eternal being , To undergo eternal punishment ?
Princes , Potentates , Warriors , the flow ' r of Heav ' n , once yours , now lost , If
such astonishment as this can seize Eternal Spi ' rits : or have ye chosen this
place After the toil of battle to repose Your varied virtue , for the ease you find To
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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