Paradise Regained

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Clarendon Press, 1925 - 80 من الصفحات
 

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الصفحة 447 - I modestly, but freely told him ; and after some further discourse about it, I pleasantly said to him, " Thou hast said much here of Paradise lost, but what hast thou to say of Paradise found...
الصفحة 435 - I was confirmed in this opinion, that he who would not be frustrate of his hope to write well hereafter in laudable things, ought himself to be a true poem...
الصفحة 458 - And now by some strong motion I am led Into this wilderness, to what intent I learn not yet : perhaps I need not know ; For what concerns my knowledge God reveals.
الصفحة 495 - But herein to our prophets far beneath, As men divinely taught, and better teaching The solid rules of civil government, In their majestic, unaffected style, Than all the oratory of Greece and Rome. In them is plainest taught, and easiest learnt, What makes a nation happy, and keeps it so, What ruins kingdoms, and lays cities flat.; These only with our law best form a king.
الصفحة 456 - When I was yet a child, no childish play To me was pleasing ; all my mind was set Serious to learn and know, and thence to do What might be public good; myself I thought Born to that end, born to promote all truth, All righteous things...
الصفحة 494 - Think not but that I know these things; or, think I know them not, not therefore am I short Of knowing what I ought. He who receives Light from above, from the Fountain of Light, No other doctrine needs, though granted true; 290 But these are false, or little else but dreams, Conjectures, fancies, built on nothing firm.
الصفحة 502 - Lest he command them down into the deep, Bound, and to torment sent before their time. Hail, Son of the Most High, heir of both worlds, Queller of Satan ! on thy glorious work Now enter, and begin to save mankind.
الصفحة 500 - So saying, he caught him up, and, without wing Of hippogrif, bore through the air sublime, Over the wilderness and o'er the plain; Till underneath them fair Jerusalem, The holy city, lifted high her towers, And higher yet the glorious temple rear'd Her pile, far off appearing like a mount Of alabaster, topt with golden spires...
الصفحة 433 - ... that epic form whereof the two poems of Homer and those other two of Virgil and Tasso are a diffuse, and the book of Job a brief model...
الصفحة 469 - In the admiration only of weak minds Led captive ; cease to admire, and all her plumes Fall flat, and shrink into a trivial toy, At every sudden slighting quite abash'd.

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