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... raged , in all assaults Their surest signal , they will soon resume New courage
and revive ; though now they lie Groveling and prostrate on yon lake of fire , 280
205 As we erewhilo , astounded and amazed : No wonder 10 PARADISE LOST .
As we erewhilo , astounded and amazed : No wonder , fallen such a pernicious
height . He scarce had ceased , when the superior Fiond Was moving toward the
shore : his ponderous shield , Ethereal temper , massy , large , and round , 285 ...
So thick the aery crowd 775 Swarm ' d and were straiten ' d ; till , the signal given
Behold a wonder ! They but now who seem ' d In bigness to surpass Earth ' s
giant sons , Now less than smallest dwarfs , in narrow room Throng numberless ...
... steps of gold to Heaven - gate , Looks down with wonder at the sudden view Of
all this world at onge . As when a scout , Through dark and desert ways with peril
gone 530 535 All night , at last by break of cheerful dawn 03 PARADISE LOST .
... 550 Which now the rising sun gilds with his beams : Such wonder seized ,
though after Heaven seen , The Spirit malign , but inuch more envy seized , At
sight of all this world beheld so fair . Round he surveys ( and well right , where he
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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