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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This Paradise I give thee , count it thine To till and keep , and of the fruit to eat : Of every tree that in the garden grows Eat freely with glad heart ; fear here no dearth : But of the tree whose operation brings Knowledge of good ...
Yet ere I give the reins to grief , say first , How died he ? death to life is crown or shame . All by him fell thou say'st , by whom fell he , What glorious hand gave Samson his death's wound ? Mess . Unwounded of his enemies he fell .
Latona , or Leto , transformed two peasants ( ' hinds ' ) into frogs when they refused to give her a drink for her infants , Apollo and Diana , who were destined to control ( hold in fee ' ) the sun and moon . 1.
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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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