Milton: Poems: Pocket Poets (Everyman's Library Pocket Poets)
The Everyman's Library Pocket Poets hardcover sequence is well known for its compact dimension and average expense which doesn't compromise content material. Poems: Milton includes decisions from Milton's paintings, together with sonnets, occasional poems, parts of Comus, Samson Agonistes, in addition to Books I--XII of Paradise Lost.
Zealously attends To fill thy odorous lamp with deeds of sunshine, And desire that reaps no longer disgrace. accordingly determine Thou, while the bridegroom along with his feastful neighbors Passes to bliss on the mid-hour of evening, Hast won thy front, virgin clever and natural. TO the woman MARGARET LEY Daughter to that solid Earl, as soon as President Of England’s Council and her Treasury, Who lived in either unstained with gold or expense, And left them either, extra in himself content material, until the sorrowful breaking of that.
I supply now not heaven for misplaced. From this descent Celestial virtues emerging will seem extra excellent and extra dread than from no fall, And belief themselves to worry no moment destiny – Me notwithstanding greatest, and the fastened legislation of heaven, Did first create your chief – subsequent, unfastened selection, With what along with in council or in struggle Hath been completed of advantage – but this loss, so far no less than recovered, hath even more proven in a secure unenvied throne, Yielded with complete consent. The happier.
The ascent is simple, then; the development is feared; may still we back impress Our greater, a few worse approach his wrath may well locate To our destruction, if there be in hell worry to be worse destroyed; what will be worse Than to live right here, pushed out from bliss, condemned during this abhorrèd deep to utter woe; the place discomfort of unextinguishable hearth needs to workout us with no wish of finish The vassals of his anger, whilst the scourge Inexorably, and the torturing hour, Calls us to penance? extra destroyed than.
but innocence and virgin modesty, Her advantage and the sense of right and wrong of her worthy, that may be wooed, and never unsought be received, no longer noticeable, no longer obvious, yet retired, The more advantageous – or, to assert all, Nature herself, even though natural of sinful suggestion – Wrought in her so, that seeing me, she grew to become; I her; she what used to be honour knew, And with obsequious majesty authorized My pleaded cause. To the nuptial bower I led her blushing just like the morn; all heaven, And satisfied constellations, on.
gentle. There enable the pealing organ blow, To the full-voiced choir lower than, In provider excessive and anthems transparent, As might with sweetness, via mine ear, Dissolve me into ecstasies, and produce all heaven sooner than mine eyes. and should eventually my weary age discover the peaceable hermitage, The furry dress and mossy telephone, the place i could take a seat and rightly spell of each celebrity that heaven doth express, and each herb that sips the dew, until eventually outdated adventure do reach To whatever like prophetic pressure. those.