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".
Thus Satan talking to his neerest Mate With Head uplift above the wave, and
Eyes That sparkling blaz'd, his other Parts besides Prone on the Flood, extended
long and large Lay floating many a rood, in bulk as huge As whom the Fables
... nor ever thence Had ris'n or heav'd his head, but that the will And high
permission of allruling Heaven Left him at large to his own dark designs, That
with reiterated crimes he might Heap on himself damnation, while he sought Evil
to others, ...
Next came one Who mourn'd in earnest, when the Captive Ark Maim'd his brute
Image, head and hands lopt off In his own Temple, on the grunsel edge, Where
he fell flat, and sham'd his Worshipers: DAGON his Name, Sea Monster, upward
... while over head the Moon Sits Arbitress, and neerer to the Earth Wheels her
pale course, they on thir mirth & dance Intent, with jocond Music charm his ear; At
once with joy and fear his heart rebounds. Thus incorporeal Spirits to smallest ...
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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