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Paradise Lost, in Ten Books; The Text Exactly Reproduced from the First Edition of 1667 with an Appendix Containing the Additions Made in Later Issues (Paperback) Loot Price: R371 Discovery Miles 3 710
Paradise Lost, in Ten Books; The Text Exactly Reproduced from the First Edition of 1667 with an Appendix Containing the...
Paradise Lost, in Ten Books; The Text Exactly Reproduced from the First Edition of 1667 with an Appendix Containing the...

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Paradise Lost, in Ten Books; The Text Exactly Reproduced from the First Edition of 1667 with an Appendix Containing the Additions Made in Later Issues (Paperback)

John Milton

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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. 1873 Excerpt: ...Moist nutriment, or under Rocks thir food In jointed Armour watch: on smooth tlje Seale, And bended Dolphins play: part huge of bulk Wallowing unweildie, enormous in thir Gate Tempest the Ocean: there Leviathan Hugest of living Creatures, on the Deep Stretcht like a Promontorie sleeps or swimmes, And seems a moving Land, and at his Gilles Draws in, and at his Trunck spouts#out a Sea. Mean while the tepid Caves, and Fens and shoares Thir Brood as numerous hatch, from the Egg that Bursting with kindly rupture forth disclos'd (soon Thir callow young, but featherd soon and pledge They summ'd tElFPenns, and soaring th' airlublime With clang despis'd the ground, under a cloud In prospect; there the Eagle and the Stork On Cliffs and Cedar tops thir Eyries build: Part loosly wing the Region, part more wise _ Jn common, rang'd in figure wedge thir way, Intelligent of seasons, and set forth Thir Aierie Caravan high over Sea's Flying, and over Lands with mutual wing Easing thir flight; so stears the prudent Crane Her Her annual Voiage, born on Windes; the Aire Floats, as they pass, fann'd with unnumber'd plumes: From Branch to Branch the smaller Birds with song Solac'd the Woods, and spred thir painted wings Till Ev'n, nor then the solemn Nightingal Ceas'd warbling, but all night tun'd her soft layes: Others on Silver Lakes and Rivers Bath'd Thir downie Brest; the Swan with Arched neck Between her white wings mantling proudly, Rowes Her state with Oarie feet: yet oft they quit The Dank, and rising on stiff Pennons, towre The mid Aereal Skie: Others on ground Walk'd firm; the crested Cock whose clarion sounds The silent hours, and th' other whose gay Traine Adorns him, colour'd with the Florid hue Of Rainbows and Starrie Eyes. The Waters thus With Fish replenisht, and ...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: John Milton
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 5mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 102
ISBN-13: 978-1-236-05900-0
Barcode: 9781236059000
Categories: Books > Humanities > History
Books > Humanities > History > General
Books > History > General
LSN: 1-236-05900-X

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