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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So thick the airy crowd Swarmed and were straitened ; till the signal given , Behold a wonder ! they but now who seemed In bigness to surpass Earth's giant sons . Now less than smallest dwarfs , in narrow room Throng numberless ...
So seemed Far off the flying fiend : at last appear Hell bounds high reaching to the horrid roof , And thrice threefold the gates ; three folds were brass , Three iron , three of adamantine rock , Impenetrable , impaled with circling ...
... Godlike erect , with native honour clad In naked majesty seemed lords of all , And worthy seemed , for in their looks divine The image of their glorious maker shone , Truth , wisdom , sanctitude severe and pure , Severe but in true ...
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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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