Plans of Paradise Lost as a Tragedy. Lauder's Interpolations

Plans of Paradise Lost as a Tragedy. Lauder's Interpolations

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1809 edition. Excerpt: ...ver. 306. DUNsTnR. Ver. 79. By the waters of life, Rev. xxii. 1. " A pure river The Almighty thus pronoundd his sovran will. O Sons, like one of us Man is become To know both good and evil, since his taste 85 Of that defended fruit; but let him boast His-knowledge-ofv good lost, and evil got; Happier! had it suffidd him to have known Good by itself, and evil not at all. He sorrows now, repents, and prays contrite, go My motions in him; longer than they move, His heart I know, how variable and vain, ssSelf-left. Lest therefore his now bolder hand Reach also of the tree of life, and eat, And live for ever, dream-at least to live 95 ' For ever, to remove him I decree, And send him from the garden, forth to till _ The. ground whence he was taken, fitter soil. Ver. 86. 'Of that defended fruit, -Of that forbidde/t fruit. See the note on B. xii. 206. Tonn', ' Michael, this my behest have thou in-charge; Take to thee from among the Cherubim 100 Thy choice of flaming warriours, lest the Fiend, Or in behalf of Man, or to invade Ve-r. 99. Michael, this my behe/Z have thou in charge; Milton has with great judgement singled out Michael to receive this charge. It would not have been so proper for the sociable spirit Raphael to have executed this order: but, as Michael was the principal Angel employed in driving the rebel Angels out of Heaven, so he was the most proper to expel our first parents also out of Paradise. NEWTON. and worthy to be put into the mouth of the chief celestial Minister. DUNSTER. From hallow'd ground theunholy; and denounce To them, and to their progeny, from thence Perpetual banishment. Yet, lest they faint At the sad fentence rigoroufly urg'd, (For I behold them foften'd, and with tears 110 Bewailing their excess, ) all...show more

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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236905474
  • 9781236905475