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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Say heavenly powers , where shall we find such love , Which of ye will be mortal to redeem Man's mortal crime , and just the unjust to save , Dwells in all heaven charity so dear ? He asked , but all the heavenly choir stood mute ...
His words here ended , but his meek aspect Silent yet spake , and breathed immortal love To mortal men , above which only shone Filial obedience : as a sacrifice Glad to be offered , he attends the will Of his great father .
... bitter consequence : for know , The day thou eat'st thereof , my sole command Transgressed , inevitably thou shalt die ; From that day mortal , and this happy state Shalt lose , expelled from hence into a world Of woe and sorrow .
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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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