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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... as when the force Of subterranean wind transports a hill Torn from Pelorus , or the shattered side Of thundering Aetna , whose combustible And fuelled entrails thence conceiving fire , Sublimed with mineral fury , aid the winds ...
970 980 To prayers than winds and seas , yet winds to seas Are reconciled at length , and sea to shore : Thy anger , unappeasable , still rages , Eternal tempest never to be calmed . Why do I humble thus myself , and suing For peace ...
231. subterranean wind . Ovid describes underground winds creating a hill in Met . , XV . 296–377 ; seventeenth - century meteorology held that the earth is ' full of wind ... which , sometimes breaking out ...
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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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