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IN TWELVE BOOKS
BY JOHN MILTON,
A NEW EDITION.
BOSTON: NICHOLS AND HALL,
No. 32 BROMFIELD STREET.
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de frat Bookworoses, first in brief, the wo!sobjcct, Man': dis
obedience, and the loss there:pon of Piura lise wherein he war piaced en iout hes the prime cause of his Full, the Serpent · or rather Sutan in the serpeit; who, revolting froin God, and
drawing to his side many legions of Angels, was, by the com mand of God, driven out of liever, with all his crew, icto tho peat deep. Which action passed over, ine Puem hastros inta The iniilst of things, presenting Sutan with his Angels now fallmg into llell, described here, not in the centre (tor Ileaven and Earth may be supposed as yet not macie, certainly not yet accurscd.) but in il piace of ulter darkricss litliesi called Chos: llere Sutan with his Angels lying on the burung luke, wunderstruck and astonished, after a certain space recovers, as from confusion, calls up him who next in order and lignity lav by linn; Ticy conter of their miserable fall, Saran awakens all his legions, who lay :ill then in the same manner contended. They rise; thci- numbers; array of battle; their chief Ierulers named, according to the idols known afterwards in Canan and the countries adjoining. To these Saian directs his speech, comforts them with hope yet of regaining learen, but tells them last y of a new world and new kind of creature to be created, according to an ancient prophecy or report in Nearen; for, that Angels
were long before this visible creation, was the opinion of many . - ancient Filthers. To find out the truth of this prophecy, and
what to determine thereon, lic refers to a fuil wuncil. What his associates thence alternpt. Pandemoniuin, le palace of Satan, rises, suiterly built out of the deep: The infernal pcers there sit in council.
Of Man's first disobedience, and the fruit