John Milton

Paradise Lost

Paradise Lost is an epic poem in blank verse by the 17th-century English poet John Milton. It was originally published in 1667 in ten books; a second edition followed in 1674, redivided into twelve books (in the manner of the division of Virgil's Aeneid) with minor revisions throughout and a note on the versification. The poem concerns the Judeo-Christian story of the Fall of Man; the temptation of Adam and Eve by the fallen angel Satan and their expulsion from the Garden of Eden. Milton's purpose, stated in Book I, is "justify the ways of God to men" and elucidate the conflict between God's eternal foresight and free will.
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    Great work by John Milton.
    Splendid glorification.

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    The mind is its own place, and in it self Can make a Heav'n of Hell, a Hell of Heav'n
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    The mind is its own place, and in itself
    Can make a Heaven of Hell, a Hell of Heaven.
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    Better to reign in Hell, then serve in Heav'n.

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