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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310 320 Before mine eyes all real , as the dream Had lively shadowed : here had new begun My wandering , had not he who was my guide Up hither , from among the trees appeared Presence divine . Rejoicing , but with awe In adoration at ...
650 660 So glistered the dire snake , and into fraud Led Eve our credulous mother , to the tree Of prohibition , root of all our woe ; Which when she saw , thus to her guide she spake . Serpent , we might have spared our coming hither ...
850 860 That morn when first they parted ; by the tree Of knowledge he must pass , there he her met , Scarce from the tree returning ; in her hand A bough of fairest fruit that downy smiled , New gathered , and ambrosial smell diffused ...
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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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