#3: “For the his Dead Girlfriend” (1658)
This identifies Milton’s 2nd spouse, who had been by the all of the account his high love match; she passed away within the childbearing once a highly short marriage
They, searching right back, most of the eastern front side beheld Of Heaven, therefore later their happy seat, Waved more of the that fiery brand; the new entrance Which have terrible face thronged and you will flaming fingers. Some natural tears they fell, but cleaned her or him soon; The country are all in advance of her or him, where to favor Its place of other individuals, and Providence its publication. They, together, having wandering steps and sluggish, Due to Eden grabbed the unmarried way.
METHOUGHT I spotted my later espoused saint Delivered to me such as for example Alcestis regarding the grave, Whom Jove’s high son so you can the woman grateful spouse offered, Rescued off Passing because of the force, although pale and light. Continue Reading