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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30 More safe I sing with mortal voice , unchanged To hoarse or mute , though fallen on evil days , On evil days though fallen , and evil tongues ; In darkness , and with dangers compassed round , And solitude ; yet not alone , while ...
O Eve , in evil hour thou didst give ear To that false worm , of whomsoever taught To counterfeit man's voice , true in our fall , False in our promised rising ; since our eyes Opened we find indeed , and find we know Both good and evil ...
1180 > Either to meet no danger , or to find Matter of glorious trial ; and perhaps I also erred in overmuch admiring What seemed in thee so perfect , that I thought No evil durst attempt thee , but I rue That error now , which is ...
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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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