John Milton

(9 December 1608 – 8 November 1674 / London, England)

On His Deceased Wife


METHOUGHT I saw my late espoused Saint
   Brought to me like Alcestis from the grave,
   Whom Joves great Son to her glad Husband gave,
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  • Warren Jones (8/9/2013 10:55:00 AM)

    I don't know how I ever got past the first twelve lines (I still find them tedious) , but the last two! They had more impact on me than anything I've ever read. Wonderful! (Report) Reply

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