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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Wherefore did Nature pour her bounties forth , With such a full and unwithdrawing hand , Covering the earth with odours , fruits , and flocks , Thronging the seas with spawn innumerable , But all to please , and sate the curious taste ?
Thou therefore whom thou only canst redeem , Their nature also to thy nature join ; And be thyself man among men on earth , Made flesh , when time shall be , of virgin seed , By wondrous birth : be thou in Adam's room The head of all ...
Nature is guilty because corrupted by the Fall . front : face , demeanour . 11. 39–42 . To hide ... throw : cf. Rev. 3 : 18 . 1. 41. Pollute : polluted . 1. 45. cease : commonly used transitively in the seventeenth century . 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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