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... 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 ...
... the trencher fury of a rhyming parasite; nor to be obtained by the invocation of
Dame Memory and her siren daughters," but by devout prayer to that eternal
Spirit who can enrich with all utterance and knowledge, and sends out his
... summer's rose, Or flocks, or herds, or human face divine; But cloud instead,
and ever-during dark Surrounds me, from the cheerful ways of men . Cut off, and,
for the book of knowledge fair, Presented with a universal blank Of Nature's
Something of such knowledge is the easy possession of every American. We all
know something, and generally we have no very false idea, of that remarkable
body of men who for their own day were the rulers of England, and for their ...
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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