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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... A thousand liveried angels lackey her , Driving far off each thing of sin and guilt , And in clear dream , and solemn vision Tell her of things that no gross ear can hear , Till oft converse with heavenly habitants Begin to cast a ...
I know thee not , nor ever saw till now Sight more detestable than him and thee . To whom thus the portress of hell gate replied ; Hast thou forgot me then , and do I seem Now in thine eye so foul , once deemed so fair In heaven ...
770 780 Irrational till then . For us alone Was death invented ? or to us denied This intellectual food , for beasts reserved ? For beasts it seems : yet that one beast which first Hath tasted , envies not , but brings with joy The good ...
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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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