Prabhat Prakashan - 422 עמודים
Paradise Lost' is an epic poem in blank verse by the 17th-century English poet John Milton. It was first published in the year 1667. The poem concerns the Biblical story of the Fall of Man: the temptation of Adam and Eve by the fallen angel Satan and their expulsion from the Garden of Eden. Milton's purpose, stated in Book I, is to "justify the ways of God to men".
... or of SINAI, didst inspire That Shepherd, who first taught the chosen Seed, In
the Beginning how the Heav'ns and Earth Rose out of CHAOS: Or if SION Hill
Delight thee more, and SILOA'S Brook that flow'd Fast by the Oracle of God; I
Of Rebel Angels, by whose aid aspiring To set himself in Glory above his Peers,
He trusted to have equal'd the most High, If he oppos'd; and with ambitious aim
Against the Throne and Monarchy of God Rais'd impious War in Heav'n and ...
... In horrible destruction laid thus low, As far as Gods and Heav'nly Essences
Can Perish: for the mind and spirit remains Invincible, and vigour soon returns,
Though all our Glory extinct, and happy state Here swallow'd up in endless
Nor had they yet among the Sons of EVE Got them new Names, till wandring ore
the Earth, Through Gods high sufferance for the tryal of man, By falsities and lyes
the greatest part Of Mankind they corrupted to forsake God their Creator, and ...
Nor content with such Audacious neighbourhood, the wisest heart Of SOLOMON
he led by fraud to build His Temple right against the Temple of God On that
opprobrious Hill, and made his Grove The pleasant Vally of HINNOM, TOPHET ...
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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