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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She opened , but to shut Excelled her power ; the gates wide open stood , That with extended wings a bannered host Under spread ensigns marching might pass through With horse and chariots ranked in loose array ; So wide they stood ...
70 80 In blissful solitude ; he then surveyed Hell and the gulf between , and Satan there Coasting the wall of heaven on this side night In the dun air sublime , and ready now To stoop with wearied wings , and willing feet On the bare ...
That : so that . wings : flanks of the squadron . 1. 889. redounding : overflowing . 1. 898. Hot ... Dry : the characteristics of the four humours , corresponding to the four elements of fire , earth , water , and air . 1.
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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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