Lost soul

by Meritxell Riera Prims

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What in me is dark
Illumine, what is low raise and support;
That to the height of this great argument
I may assert eternal Providence,
And justify the ways of God to men.

 

Fragment of John Milton‘s epic poem Paradise Lost (1667-1674)

Image: Depiction of Satan, one of Gustave Doré‘s illustrations for the 1866 edition of Milton’s most famous work. 

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