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In Book I he called his Muse simply by that divine name , adding a comparison of her to the nine Muses of classical tradition which implies his belief that the myths of the pagan gods were shadows of the truth in Scripture .
A Christian working outward from his faith might find the study of Plato and Aristotle profitable enough , but if he were to exchange the direct tradition of revelation for their doctrines , which is what Christ is tempted to do ...
tradition and that he no less definitely conceived his hero as a prototype of Christ . ... Since Krouse accepts Miss Pope's interpretation of the traditional " triple equation ” between Christ's temptations and those attributed to Adam ...
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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
Donna leggiadra Beautiful Lady
Elegia Septima Elegy VII
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