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EDITED WITH NOTES AND AN INTRODUCTION BY EDWARD EVERETT HALE,
Jr., Ph.D. PROFEssor of ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE - IN. UNION
COLLEGE NEW YORK LONG MAN S, GREEN, AND CO. LONDON, BOMBAY ...
... my mother by the esteem in which she was held, and the alms which she
bestowed. My father destined me from a child to the * Dec. 9, 1608. pursuits of
literature; and my appetite for knowledge was so INTRODUCTION On the Life of
pursuits of literature; and my appetite for knowledge was so voracious, that from
twelve years of age, I hardly ever left my studies or went to bed before midnight.
This primarily led to my loss of sight. My eyes were naturally weak, and I was ...
Giving up for the moment the thought of literature, he devoted himself to the
cause in which he stoutly believed. His particular strength lying with the pen
rather than with the sword, he wrote many pieces, at first defending the ideas of
As far as the history of literature is concerned, Milton occupies a curious position.
Less than any other poet of the first rank does he stand in relation to the main
currents of development of English Literature. Chaucer stood in the full course of
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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