The Poetical Works of John Milton; In 6 Volumes Volume N . 3

The Poetical Works of John Milton; In 6 Volumes Volume N . 3

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1801 edition. Excerpt: ... that was to follow. 33. ii I Say WVoman, what is this which thou haft done? To whom sad Eve, with shame nigh over-A whelmld, gi Consefiing soon, yet not before her Judge;6o Bold or Ioquacious, thus abash'd replied. The Serpent me beguil'd, and I did eat. Which when the Lord God heard, without delay To judgement he proceeded on the accus'd Serpent, though brute, -, unable to transfer L65 The guilt on him, who made him instrumcnt Of mischief, and polluted from the end Of his creation; justly then accurs'd, As vitiated in nature: More to know Concern'd not Man, (since he no further knew) forgot that a theological comment on those words in Gmqfi: would ill agree with what was to follow. VVARBURTON. As father of his family, he clad Their nakednefs with skins of beasts, or flain, Or as the snake with youthful coat repaid; And thought not much to clothe his enemies: Nor he their outward only with the skins zza Qf beasts, but inward nakednefs, much more Far into Chaos, since the Fiend pass'd through, Sin opening; who thus now to Death began. O Son, why sit we here each other viewing 23; Idly, while Satan, our great author, thrives In other worlds, and happier seat provides For us, his offspring dear? It cannot be But that success attends him; if mifhap, Ere this he had return'd, with fury driven z4o By his avengers; since no place like this I Can fit his punishment, or their revenge. Methiiiks I feel new strength within me rise, Wings growing, and dominion given me large Beyond this deep; whatever draws me on, 24; Or sympathy, or some connatural force, Powerful at greatest distance to unite, With secret amity, things of like kind, By secretest conveyance.-Thou, my shade Infeparable-, must with along: 250 For Death from Sin no power cah separate-. But, .show more

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  • English
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  • 9781236551030