John Milton

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

John Milton Poems

1. On His Blindness 1/3/2003
2. How Soon Hath Time 1/3/2003
3. Light 1/4/2003
4. Paradise Lost: Book 01 1/13/2003
5. Hymn on the Morning of Christ's Nativity 1/4/2003
6. At a Solemn Music 1/3/2003
7. Lycidas 12/31/2002
8. Il Penseroso 12/31/2002
9. On Shakespear 1/3/2003
10. On Time 1/3/2003
11. Another On The Same 1/13/2003
12. L'Allegro 12/31/2002
13. On His Deceased Wife 1/4/2003
14. Arcades 1/13/2003
15. Methought I Saw My Late Espoused Saint 1/3/2003
16. An Epitaph on the Admirable Dramatic Poet W. Shakespeare 1/3/2003
17. On the Morning of Christ’s Nativity 1/3/2003
18. Comus (excerpts) 1/1/2004
19. From 'Samson Agonistes' i 1/4/2003
20. Paradise Lost: Book 03 1/13/2003

Paradise Lost: Book 02

High on a throne of royal state, which far
Outshone the wealth or Ormus and of Ind,
Or where the gorgeous East with richest hand
Showers on her kings barbaric pearl and gold,
Satan exalted sat, by merit raised
To that bad eminence; and, from despair
Thus high uplifted beyond hope, aspires
Beyond thus high, insatiate to pursue
Vain war with Heaven; and, by success untaught,

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