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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... than ours to lop their wanton growth : Those blossoms also , and those dropping gums , That lie bestrewn unsightly and unsmooth , Ask riddance , if we mean to tread with ease ; Meanwhile , as nature wills , night bids us rest .
O sole in whom my thoughts find all repose , My glory , my perfection , glad I see Thy face , and morn returned , for I this night , 30 Such night till this I never passed , have dreamed , If dreamed , not as I oft am wont , of thee ...
By night he fled , and at midnight returned From compassing the earth , cautious of day , Since Uriel regent of the sun ... The space of seven continued nights he rode With darkness , thrice the equinoctial line He circled , four times ...
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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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