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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Whose but his own ? ingrate , he had of me All he could have ; I made him just and right , Sufficient to have stood , though free to fall . Such I created all the ethereal powers And spirits , both them who stood and them who failed ...
The first sort by their own suggestion fell , Self - tempted , self - depraved : man falls deceived By the other first : man therefore shall find grace , The other none : in mercy and justice both , Through heaven and earth , so shall ...
So spake this oracle , then verified When Jesus son of Mary second Eve , Saw Satan fall like lightning down from heaven , Prince of the air ; then rising from his grave Spoiled principalities and powers , triumphed In open show ...
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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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