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... as this miscreant feigns, run away into Italy, but of my own accord retired to my
father's house, whither I was accompanied by the regrets of most of the fellows of
the college, who showed me no common marks of friendship and esteem.
In such a manner passed the first part of Milton's life, ending with the delightful
journey to Italy, which was to him afterward the source of much happy
recollection. From Italy he returned as events were drifting into the civil war, for,
as he says, ...
There had early been in his mind the ambition to write a great poem; he would
have undertaken it on his return from Italy, had it not been for public events. As it
was, he revolved it in his mind: he thought first of a poem with King Arthur as hero
Etruria was the ancient name for a great part of northern Italy. 305. Orion. The
constellation was held to bring stormy weather. 807. Busiris, the Pharaoh of the
Bible. Memphian, for Egyptian, Memphis having been a great city of Egypt. 308.
Hesperian fields; Italy, where according to the traditions of Latin literature, Saturn,
being cast out by Jupiter, had established his kingdom and an age of gold. And o'
er the Celtic roamed the utmost isles. All these Book I.] PARADISE LOST 27.
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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