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Paradise Lost: Book 01

Rating: 3.0

Of Man's first disobedience, and the fruit
Of that forbidden tree whose mortal taste
Brought death into the World, and all our woe,
With loss of Eden, till one greater Man
Restore us, and regain the blissful seat,
Sing, Heavenly Muse, that, on the secret top
Of Oreb, or of Sinai, didst inspire
That shepherd who first taught the chosen seed
In the beginning how the heavens and earth
Rose out of Chaos: or, if Sion hill

Delight thee more, and Siloa's brook that flowed
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Mazhari David 26 May 2014

Sublimity at his acme. What can be said? We were all born like Adam, having lost our paradise...* *

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Wei Hua Shi 28 October 2007

i like this guy, yet his lines too twisted, i don't know Latin. if you can offer more detailed explanations, this web will be more welcomed

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Tom Green 20 February 2006

Phew! This dude sure writes a lot! (I wonder if he could write anything a little more modern? !)

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