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".
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... or manacl'd with joynt or limb, Nor founded on the brittle strength of bones, Like
cumbrous flesh; but in what shape they choose Dilated or condens't, bright or
obscure, Can execute their aerie purposes, And works of love or enmity fulfill.
BELIAL came last, then whom a Spirit more lewd Fell not from Heaven, or more
gross to love Vice for it self: To him no Temple stood Or Altar smoak'd; yet who
more oft then hee In Temples and at Altars, when the Priest Turns Atheist, as did
Yet not the more Cease I to wander where the Muses haunt Cleer Spring, or
shadie Grove, or Sunnie Hill, Smit with the love of sacred song; but chief Thee
SION and the flowrie Brooks beneath That wash thy hallowd feet, and warbling
... yet the onely two Of mankind, in the happie Garden plac't, Reaping immortal
fruits of joy and love, Uninterrupted joy, unrivald love In blissful solitude; he then
survey'd Hell and the Gulf between, and SATAN there Coasting the wall of Heav'
... what proof could they have givn sincere Of true allegiance, constant Faith or
Love, Where onely what they needs must do, appeard, Not what they would?
what praise could they receive? What pleasure I from such obedience paid,
When Will ...
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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