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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors, Τόμος 4
Πλήρης προβολή - 1826
The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors, Τόμος 2
Πλήρης προβολή - 1826
The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors, Τόμος 5
Πλήρης προβολή - 1826
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Σελίδα 234 - ... that by labour and intent study (which I take to be my portion in this life) joined with the strong propensity of nature, I might perhaps leave something so written to aftertimes, as they should not willingly let it die.
Σελίδα 190 - After some common discourses had passed between us, he called for a manuscript of his ; which, being brought, he delivered to me, bidding me take it home with me and read it at my leisure; and when I had so done, return it to him with my judgment thereupon. When I came home, and had set myself to read it, I found it was that excellent poem which he entitled
Σελίδα 52 - Time serves not now, and perhaps I might seem too profuse, to give any certain account of what the mind at home, in the spacious circuits of her musing, hath liberty to propose to herself, though of highest hope and hardest attempting; whether that epic form whereof the two poems of Homer, and those other two of Virgil and Tasso, are a diffuse, and the book of Job a brief model...
Σελίδα 245 - Since thy original lapse, true liberty Is lost, which always with right reason dwells Twinn'd, and from her hath no dividual being : Reason in man obscur'd, or not obey'd, Immediately inordinate desires, And upstart passions, catch the government From reason ; and to servitude reduce Man, till then free. Therefore, since...
Σελίδα 376 - Neither do I think it shame to covenant with any knowing reader that for some few years yet I may go on trust with him toward the payment of what I am now indebted...
Σελίδα 53 - But those frequent songs throughout the law and prophets beyond all these, not in their divine argument alone, but in the very critical art of composition, may be easily made appear over all the kinds of lyric poesy to be incomparable.
Σελίδα 313 - Thou, therefore, that sittest in light and glory unapproachable, parent of angels and men ! next, thee I implore, omnipotent King, Redeemer of that lost remnant whose nature thou didst assume, ineffable and everlasting Love...
Σελίδα 376 - I am now indebted, as being a work not to be raised from the heat of youth, or the vapours of wine, like that which flows at waste from the pen of some vulgar Amourist, or the trencher fury of a rhyming parasite...
Σελίδα 197 - I have borrowed will be so easily discerned from my mean productions, that I shall not need to point the reader to the places : and truly I should be sorry, for my own sake, that any one should take the pains to compare them together; the original being undoubtedly one of the greatest, most noble, and most sublime poems which either this age or nation has produced.
Σελίδα 226 - Firm concord holds ; men only disagree Of creatures rational, though under hope Of heavenly grace: and, God proclaiming peace, Yet live in hatred, enmity, and strife, Among themselves, and levy cruel wars, Wasting the earth, each other to destroy : As if (which might induce us to accord) Man had not hellish foes enough besides, That, day and night, for his destruction wait.