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Chloris the goddess of flowers, Ovid says (Fasti V, 195-398), was wooed by the West Wind Zephyr. Cf. the comparison of Paradise with Alcinous' gardens in PL V, 340–1 and IX, 441. 46. The Tagus, which flows into the Atlantic at Lisbon, ...
From his blood Ovid says (Met. X, 735-9) Venus created the anemone. 63–65. Cf. Comus, 732–6 and PL I, 686–9, n. 8. Aquilo, the northeast wind, Ovid says (Met, and snatched 34 THAT NATURE IS NOT ...
There has been much discussion of this poem for its “metaphysical” conceits, the first of which prompts J. W. Saunders to say (ELH, XXII, 274) that such imagery is no more characteristic of Donne than it is of the religious poetry of ...
Oh say me true if thou ... In PR II, 358–60, Milton speaks of another pagan paradise, the Gardens of the Hesperides, as fabulous, like the Elysian fields here, 47. earth's Sons: the earth-born giants who, Ovid says (Met.
... as he lies on the top of a crag, says, while the dewy earth reddens under the first rays of the sun: “Last night, surely, O Phoebus,” last night you were unprovided with a fair bed-fellow who would delay your swift coursers.
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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