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Princes , Potentates , 315 Warriors , the flower of Heaven ! once yours , now lost ,
3f such astonishment as this can seize Eternal Spirits ; or have ye chosen this
place After the toil of battle to repose Your wearicd virtue PARADISE LOST .
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ground and in the air ustling wings . As bees -- sun with Taurus rides , 18 youth
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populous youth about the hive 970 In clusters ; they among fresh dews and
flowers Fly to and fro , or on the smoothed plank , The suburb of their strawbuilt
citadel , New ...
... and receive 240 Strict laws imposed , to celebrate his throne With warbled
hymns and to his Godhead sing Forced Hallelujahs : while he lordly sits Our
envied Sov ' reign , and his altar breathes Ambrosial odours and ambrosial
flowers , Our ...
... and loud Hosannas fillid The eternal regions : Lowly reverent Towards either
throne they bow , and to the ground With solemn adoration down they cast Their
crowns inwove with amarant and gold ; Immortal amarant , a flower which once In
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - VivalaErin - LibraryThing
The shortest answer is: John Milton was a poetic genius. PL is so beautiful, you can't help but feel for Adam and Eve. Even Satan is a great character - he so wants to be an epic hero. This poem is a masterpiece, and he wrote it completely blind. Beautiful, absolutely amazing. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - StefanY - LibraryThing
Historical significance and beautifully descriptive prose aside, I couldn't get into this book at all. Maybe it's too much familiarity with the plot or the inevitability of the impending doom of the ... Read full review