... 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 INTRODUCTION : PAGE 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 ...
... but by devout prayer to that eternal Spirit who can enrich with all utterance and
knowledge , and sends out his seraphim , with the hallowed fire of his altar , to
touch and purify the lips of whom he pleases : 2 to this must be added industrious
... 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 works , to me expunged and rased , xiv
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