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The floods stood still like Walls of Glass, While the Hebrew Bands did pass. 50 For, &c. But full soon they did devour The Tawny King with all his power. For, &c. 55 His chosen people he did bless In the wasteful Wilderness. For, &c.
... 55 and the “melodious tear” of Lyc, 14, there may be a reference to an old pracfooted Cyllenius” when he was dispatched from the heavenly citadel of his father and stood in the palace at Ilium. You were like Eurybates” when he ...
... stood beside him, covered with a false shape. His temples shone under the disguise of grey hairs;” a long beard covered his breast; his ash-colored robe trailed with a long train on the ground; a hood dangled from his shaven crown; ...
While I was looking with admiration at the shining landscape all around and at the shady retreats under the clustering vines, lo, suddenly Winchester's bishop stood before me and a starry light shone in his glorious face ...
Then Love stood beside my bed,” Love the indefatigable with his painted wings. The swaying quiver betrayed the god as he stood; his features and his sweetly menacing eyes betrayed him and so did all else beseeming the boy who is Love.
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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