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A POEM

IN TWELVE BOOKS

WRITTEN BY

JOHN MIL TO N.

Τον πέρι Μσ' έφίλησε, δίδε δ' αγαθόν τε, κακόντε,
Οφθαλμων μέν άμερσε, δίδε δ' ηδείαν αοιδών.

HOMER Odyfl. O.

Vol. II.

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PRINTED

TORSTEUDEL AND KEIL.

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AUTHORS IN VERSE.

Vol. II.

Containing the second part of Miltons

Paradise lost and Paradise Regain'da

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BOOK X.

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ean while the hainous and despiteful act Of Satan, done in Paradise, and how He in the serpent had perverted Eve, Her husband the, to taste the fatal fruit, Was known in Heav’n: for wbat can ’scape

5 Of God all seeing, or deceive his heart Omniscient? Who in all things wife and just, Hinder'd not Satan, to attempt the mind Of man, with strength entire, and free-will

armid, Complete to have discover'd and repuls'd Whatever whiles of foe or seeming friend : For still they knew, and onght t' have still re

member'd, The high injunction, not to taste that fruit, Whoever tempted : which day not obeying, Incurr'd, what could they less ? nalty,

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