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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Before the gates there sat On either side a formidable shape ; The one seemed woman to the waist , and fair , But ended foul in many a scaly fold Voluminous and vast , a serpent armed With mortal sting : about her middle round A cry of ...
Think not , revolted spirit , thy shape the same , Or undiminished brightness , to be known As when thou stood'st in heaven upright and pure ; That glory then , when thou no more wast good , Departed from thee , and thou resemblest now ...
Proteus : sea - god capable of infinite changes of shape . 1. 605. limbeck : chemical retort . 1. 607. elixir pure : the final product of the alchemical process , which would effect the transformation into gold . 1. 608.
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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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