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From Italy he returned as events were drifting into the civil war, for, as he says, he
“thought it base to be travelling for amusement abroad, while [his] fellow-citizens
were fighting for liberty at home.” Here begins the second period of Milton's life.
... Blind Thamyris and blind Maeonides, And Tiresias and Phineus, prophets old:
Then feed on thoughts that voluntary move Harmonious numbers; as the wakeful
bird Sings darkling, and, in shadiest covert hid, Tunes her nocturnal note.
As it was, he revolved it in his mind: he thought first of a poem with King Arthur as
hero, but in time his mind turned to the idea of the Fall of Man, a subject on which
many had touched before, although none had conceived it fully or ...
thought of this time when further resistance was impossible. “Servant of God, well
done! Well hast thou fought The better fight, who singly hast maintained Against
revolted multitudes the cause Of truth, in word mightier than they in arms, And ...
It was, to tell the truth, a question which came close home to every earnest
Puritan, with a searching power that dominated every other thought. This idea
was the continual antagonism in this world between Good and Evil, or we may
call it ...
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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