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Paradise lost, 1667. by John Milton

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Published by Scolar P. in Menston, (Yorks.) .
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LC ClassificationsPR3560 1667a
The Physical Object
Pagination368 p.
Number of Pages368
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17752563M

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Paradise Lost: Book I () That with the mightiest rais'd me to contend, And to the fierce contention brought along Innumerable force of Spirits arm'd That durst dislike his reign, and me preferring, His utmost power with adverse power oppos'd In dubious Battel on the Plains of Heav'n, And shook his throne. What though the field be lost? Paradise Lost, epic poem in blank verse, one of the late works by John Milton, originally issued in 10 books in and, with Books 7 and 10 each split into two parts, published in 12 books in the second edition of Doré, Gustave: illustration of Satan Satan, illustration by Gustave Doré from John Milton's Paradise Lost. 21 rows  This is a recording of the text of Milton’s first edition of , which had ten books, . Paradise Lost1 () By John Milton Paradise Lost: The Seventh Book THE ARGUMENT.—Raphael, at the request of Adam, relates how and wherefore this World was first created:—that God, after the expelling of Satan and his Angels out of Heaven, declared his pleasure to create another World, and other creatures to dwell therein;.

This first Book proposes, first in brief, the whole Subject, Mans disobedience, and the loss thereupon of Paradise wherein he was plac't: Then touches the prime cause of his fall, the Serpent, or rather Satan in the Serpent; who revolting from God, and drawing to his side many Legions of Angels, was by the command of God driven out of Heaven with all his Crew into . BOOK I. Of Mans First Disobedience, and the Fruit Of that Forbidden Tree, whose mortal tast Brought Death into the World, and all our woe, With loss of EDEN, till one greater Man. Paradise Lost is an epic poem by John Milton that was first published in John Milton - John Milton - Paradise Lost: Abandoning his earlier plan to compose an epic on Arthur, Milton instead turned to biblical subject matter and to a Christian idea of heroism. In Paradise Lost—first published in 10 books in and then in 12 books in , at a length of alm lines—Milton observed but adapted a number of the Classical epic conventions .

Paradise Lost () John Milton. All in one file: Be aware that this is a text from the first edition of , having ten books instead of the second edition's twelve, and that line numbers do not necessarily correspond with those in the textbook you were assigned.   This is the first edition of Paradise Lost, published in in ten books. This Wikisource edition was based on an facsimile of the first edition. The facsimile included an introduction by David Masson, which is included in this Wikisource edition. Introduction. Genre/Form: Poetry: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Milton, John, Paradise lost, Menston, (Yorks.) Scolar P., (OCoLC) John Milton was an English poet, polemicist, man of letters, and a civil servant for the Commonwealth of England under Oliver wrote at a time of religious flux and political upheaval, and is best known for his epic poem Paradise Lost (), written in blank verse. Milton's poetry and prose reflect deep personal convictions, a passion for freedom and self /5.