Oxford University Press, 1994 - 324 páginas
Perhaps the greatest poet in the English language after Shakespeare, John Milton actually published very little until the appearance of Poems of Mr John Milton, both English and Latin in 1646, when he was thirty-seven. Including a wide range of his verse, this completely new selection of
Milton's finest poetry offers extensive passages from Samson Agonistes, Paradise Regained, and his most famous work, Paradise Lost. Accessible and fully annotated, this volume shows just why Milton's influence on English poetry and criticism has been incalculable.
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20 30 Whose saintly visage is too bright To hit the sense of human sight ; And therefore to our weaker view , O'erlaid with black staid wisdom's hue . Black , but such as in esteem , Prince Memnon's sister might beseem , Or that starred ...
520 a 530 Angels ascending and descending , bands Of guardians bright , when he from Esau fled To Padan - Aram in the field of Luz , Dreaming by night under the open sky , And waking cried , This is the gate of heaven .
He drew not nigh unheard , the angel bright , Ere he drew nigh , his radiant visage turned , Admonished by his ear , and straight was known The archangel Uriel , one of the seven Who in God's presence , nearest to his throne Stand ready ...
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LibraryThing ReviewCrítica de los usuarios - AlanWPowers - LibraryThing
Recently, I read PL during my morning walks. Often aloud, it went surprisingly fast--about half a book per day, completed in a month. Of course, so many of the allusions, even with good footnotes and ... Leer comentario completo
LibraryThing ReviewCrítica de los usuarios - dalekk - LibraryThing
The texts in this book form a central part of my dissertation so my copy is very well-thumbed! It's great for students like myself as there's room for annotations etc. and has informative footnotes ... Leer comentario completo
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