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Which action passed over , the Poem hastens into the midst of things , presenting
Satan with his Angels now falling into Hell , described here , not in the centre ( for
Heaven and Earth may be supposed as yet not made , certainly not yet ...
Say first , for Heaven hides nothing from thy view , Nor the deep tract of Hell ; say
first , what cause Moved our grand Parents , in that happy state , Favourd of
Heaven so highly , to fall off 30 From their Creator , and transgress his will For
That led the embattled Seraphim to war Under thy conduct , and in dreadful
deeds 130 Fearless endanger'd Heaven's perpetual king , And put to proof his
high supremacy , Whether upheld by strength , or chance , or fate ; Too well I see
1 Said then the lost Archangel , this the seat That we must change for Heaven ;
this mournful gloom For that celestial light ? Be it so ! since he , 245 Who now is
Sov'reign , can dispose and bid What shall be right : furthest from him is best ...
Gods , yet confess'd later than Heaven and Earth , Their boasted parents : Titan ,
Heaven's first - born , 510 With his enormous brood , and birthright seized By
younger Saturn ; he from mightier Jove , His own and Rhea's son , like measure ...
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LibraryThing ReviewRevisiˇ d'Usuari - 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. Llegeix la ressenya completa
LibraryThing ReviewRevisiˇ d'Usuari - 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 ... Llegeix la ressenya completa