Paradise Lost

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Paradise Lost

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Evidence

Mary Berry, in reflections on reading (1798): "When I read ""Paradise Lost,"" I am no more able to conceive the powers of imagination and genius exerted by Milton in the composition of that poem, than I am able to conceive the intellect of Sir Isaac Newton in the demonstration of the phenomena of the universe. Both seem to me beings more exalted above myself in the scale of intellectual perfection, than I am above the brute creation."

Source

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http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/106551
Accessed on 2020/10/29 00:22:33

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Paradise Lost

Reading experience
Identifer:
ukred-8838

Evidence

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Source

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EuRED : environment
EuRED : lighting
EuRED : testimony
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Extracts of the Journal and Correspondence of Miss Berry From the Year 1783 to 1852
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/106551
Accessed on 2020/10/29 00:22:33

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