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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This evening from the sun's decline arrived Who tells of some infernal spirit seen Hitherward bent ( who could have ... he might taint The animal spirits that from pure blood arise Like gentle breaths from rivers pure , thence raise At ...
... in their several active spheres assigned , Till body up to spirit work , in bounds Proportioned to each kind . ... from thence the leaves More airy , last the bright consummate flower Spirits odorous breathes : flowers and their ...
805. animal spirits . Burton explains the relationship of the bodily spirits : ' The natural are begotten in the liver , and thence dispersed through the veins ... The vital spirits are made in the heart ... The animal spirits formed of ...
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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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