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XXII With that twice-batter'd god of Palestine, Heav'n's Queen and Mother both, Now sits not girt with Tapers' holy ... Many details of the flight of the pagan gods seemed to A. S. Cook to come from the Apotheosis of Prudentius or the ...
Milton is thinking here of Boccaccio's description of Eternity in the Genealogy of the Gods I, ii, as a man of vast age, coeval with Demogorgon and Chaos, and living in a remote cave where the gods themselves can never come.
So in the Gospels we are told that men serve Mammon rather than God, but Mammon there means simply avarice or worldliness. ... His council has the glory and humanity of the assemblies of the gods in Homer, and the roll-call of the ...
instead of gods, . . . some in oracles, some in idols, some as household gods, some as nymphs” (I, iv, 3). The belief plays a momentary part in Vondel's Lucifer when Lucifer says to his followers: I shall exalt my haughty tyranny, ...
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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
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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