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That with his miracles doth make Amazed Heav'n and Earth to shake. For, &c. 15 That by his wisdom did create The painted Heav'ns so full of state. For, &c. 20 That did the solid Earth ordain To rise above the wat'ry plain. For, &c.
The earth was brilliant in a garb of many colors, as it is when the child of Thaumas” scatters her wealth abroad. Chloris,** the goddess beloved by delicate Zephyr, did not deck the gardens of Alcinous with such various flowers.
V Yet can I not persuade me thou art dead Or that thy corse corrupts in earth's dark womb, Or that thy beauties lie in wormy bed, Hid from the world in a low delved tomb; Could Heav'n for pity thee so strictly doom?
IX Or wert thou of the golden-winged host, Who having clad thyself in human weed, To earth from thy prefixed seat didst post, And after short abode fly back with speed, 60 As if to show what creatures Heav'n doth breed, Thereby to set ...
Quod site pretium, site fulgentia tangunt Munera (muneribus saepe coemptus Amor) Illa tibi ostentat quascunque sub aequore vasto, as he lies on the top of a crag, says, while the dewy earth reddens under the first rays of the sun: “Last ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jsburbidge - LibraryThing
This is pretty well the standard edition of Milton, with a critically established text, a reasonable level of apparatus for non-expert readers, and a critical mass of Milton's work extending beyond his major works to everything that anyone who is not a specialist is likely to need. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - selfcallednowhere - LibraryThing
Ok, so I didn't read this whole thing, obviously. But I did read "Paradise Lost" and that's the important thing, right? And I actually ended up enjoying it a lot more than I expected to. The language ... Read full review