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".
... when her barbarous Sons Came like a Deluge on the South, and spread
Beneath GIBRALTAR to the LYBIAN sands. Forthwith from every Squadron and
each Band The Heads and Leaders thither hast where stood Their great
T' whom thus the Portress of Hell Gate reply'd; Hast thou forgot me then, and do I
seem Now in thine eye so foul, once deemd so fair In Heav'n, when at Th'
Assembly, and in sight Of all the Seraphim with thee combin'd In bold conspiracy
... return though to his heavier doom, Yet with revenge accomplish't and to Hell
Draw after him the whole Race of mankind, By him corrupted? or wilt thou thy self
Abolish thy Creation, and unmake, For him, what for thy glorie thou hast made?
Account mee man; I for his sake will leave Thy bosom, and this glorie next to thee
Freely put off, and for him lastly die Well pleas'd, on me let Death wreck all his
rage; Under his gloomie power I shall not long Lie vanquisht; thou hast givn me
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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