[Milton-L] death in Eden.

gilliaca at jmu.edu gilliaca at jmu.edu
Mon Nov 15 19:29:25 EST 2004



  “Sat like a Cormorant” (IV 196).  A 
>Cormorant eats dead things.  “

Not so. It is a diving bird that eats fish it catches - live 
things. See Flannagan's note, and appreciate that people have 
used them as fishers such that the cormorants dive, catch 
fish, but cannot eat them. An interesting image for Satan, to 
be sure.

Cynthia G
Cynthia A. Gilliatt
English Department, JMU
JMU Safe Zones participant
"You have made God in your own image when God hates the same people you hate." Fr. John Weston



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