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Arcades

Rating: 2.9

Part of an entertainment presented to the Countess Dowager of
Darby at Harefield, by som Noble persons of her Family, who
appear on the Scene in pastoral habit, moving toward the seat
of State with this Song.

I. SONG.

Look Nymphs, and Shepherds look,
What sudden blaze of majesty
Is that which we from hence descry

Too divine to be mistook:
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COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Ajit Yadav 08 April 2013

good poem of john milton

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Earnest Gatuma 15 November 2016

Wonderfully penned....I love it.

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Gangadharan Nair Pulingat 15 November 2016

So much beautiful poem here experienced.

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Edward Kofi Louis 15 November 2016

Enameld green. Thanks for sharing this poem with us.

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Bernard F. Asuncion 15 November 2016

Nice to read ancient poem...... Thanks for sharing.....

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Mary Skarpathiotaki 04 July 2018

great poem! ! Thanks for sharing this poem with us! 10++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

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Kevin Patrick 15 November 2016

A lighter touch from Milton, he also famously wrote Comus, A Mask for the earl of Bridgwater, which is similar in themes to Arcades. You have to admire the elegance of his writing, his knowledge of theology and classic mythology is second to none, no one will ever write like this again.

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Seamus O Brian 15 November 2016

I envy the age when puissant was a word ready at hand to gloss off a line. The masterpieces will never die, we will just become too dull to perceive their light. A fine morning for a jaunt through Arcadia. Congratulations, John, on being chosen Poet of the Day. Keep up the good work! ;)

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Ratnakar Mandlik 15 November 2016

Marvelous style with equally marvelous narration of the classic gives a great joy to read. Thanks for sharing it here.

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Ramesh T A 15 November 2016

Deeply learned in mythologies, and classical literatures of Latin and Greek, John Milton's poems are ever a great task with just one reading of the poem ever!

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