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".
As when the potent Rod Of AMRAMS Son in EGYPTS evill day Wav'd round the
Coast, up call'd a pitchy cloud Of ... DANAW, when her barbarous Sons Came
like a Deluge on the South, and spread Beneath GIBRALTAR to the LYBIAN
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 ...
Next CHEMOS, Th' obscene dread of MOABS Sons, From AROER to NEBO, and
the wild Of Southmost ABARIM; in HESEBON And HERONAIM, SEONS Realm,
beyond The flowry Dale of SIBMA clad with Vines, And ELEALE to Th' ...
In Courts and Palaces he also Reigns And in luxurious Cities, where the noyse
Of riot ascends above thir loftiest Towrs, And injury and outrage: And when Night
Darkens the Streets, then wander forth the Sons Of BELIAL, flown with insolence
Space may produce new Worlds; whereof so rife There went a fame in Heav'n
that he ere long Intended to create, and therein plant A generation, whom his
choice regard Should favour equal to the Sons of Heaven: Thither, if but to prie,
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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