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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Serpent , we might have spared our coming hither , Fruitless to me , though fruit be here to excess , The credit of whose virtue rest with thee , Wondrous indeed , if cause of such effects . But of this tree we may not taste nor touch ...
Here grows the cure of all , this fruit divine , Fair to the eye , inviting to the taste , Of virtue to make wise : what hinders then To reach , and feed at once both body and mind ? So saying , her rash hand in evil hour Forth reaching ...
Rather how hast thou yielded to transgress The strict forbiddance , how to violate The sacred fruit forbidden ! some cursed fraud Of enemy hath beguiled thee , yet unknown , And me with thee hath ruined , for with thee Certain my ...
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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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