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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Haste thee nymph , and bring with thee Jest and youthful jollity , Quips and cranks , and wanton wiles , Nods , and becks , and wreathed smiles , Such as hang on Hebe's cheek , And love to live in dimple sleek ; Sport that wrinkled Care ...
Not only these fair bounds , but all the earth To thee and to thy race I give ; as lords Possess it , and all things that therein live , Or live in sea , or air , beast , fish , and fowl . 330 a 340 To love thou blam'st me not ...
... yet unknown , And me with thee hath ruined , for with thee Certain my resolution is to die ; How can I live without thee , how forgo Thy sweet converse and love so dearly joined , To live again in these wild woods forlorn ?
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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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