[Milton-L] Mini-Milton Lecture on PL

Michele Walfred walfred at udel.edu
Mon Nov 26 09:21:40 EST 2007


No, but I did a little more detective work on my computer and found this:

 

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From: milton-l-bounces at lists.richmond.edu
[mailto:milton-l-bounces at lists.richmond.edu] On Behalf Of Nancy Charlton

Sent: Tuesday, January 30, 2007 4:43 AM

To: John Milton Discussion List

Subject: Re: [Milton-L] One-minute Milton

 

Thanks to all who sent suggestions. I've had a long day, it's almost 2 a.m.,
and I won't be able to tell you until Wednesday how I handled the impossible
assignment.

 

Nancy Charlton

 

At 11:22 PM 1/29/2007 -0800, you wrote:

>What needs ten, my lord?

> 

>                    *Noel Petty, "**Paradise** Lost"*

> 

> 

>Book I            Satan is from heaven cast,

> 

>Book II          Plans from Hell his counter-blast,

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>Book III         Seeks a human to entice

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>Book IV          Spots a pair in Paradise,

> 

>Book V           Raphael, sent to blow the whistle,

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>Book VI          Paints in flashback the dismissal,

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>Book VII         Tells how God made Man and matter,

> 

>Book VIII       Adam and the angel chatter.

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>Book IX          Satan's apple conquers Eve.

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>Book X           God invites the pair to leave.

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>Book XI          Angel Michael clears the garden,

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>Book XII         Gives a hint of long-term pardon.

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>*Oliver Herferd, "The Mongoos" (1899)*

> 

>This, Chil-dren, is the famed Mon-goos.

> 

>He has an ap-pe-tite ab-struse;

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>Strange to re-late, this crea-ture takes

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>A cu-ri-ous joy in eat-ing snakes-

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>All kinds, though, it must be con-fessed,

> 

>He likes the poi-son-ous ones the best.

> 

> From him we learn how ve-ry small

> 

>A thing can bring about a Fall.

> 

>Oh Mon-goos, where were you that day

> 

>When Mis-tress Eve was led astray?

> 

>If you'd but seen the ser-pent first,

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>Our Parents would not have been cursed,

> 

>And so there would be no ex-cuse

> 

>For Mil-ton, but for you-Mon-goos!

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> 

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> 

 

 

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From: milton-l-bounces at lists.richmond.edu
[mailto:milton-l-bounces at lists.richmond.edu] On Behalf Of Lorayne C. Mundy
Sent: Monday, November 26, 2007 12:22 AM
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Subject: Re: [Milton-L] Mini-Milton Lecture on PL

 

Michel

Did anyone ever answer this one?  I've been waiting to hear the answer too.

Lorayne Mundy

 

----- Original Message ----- 

From: Michele Walfred <mailto:walfred at udel.edu>  

To: Milton-L at lists.richmond.edu 

Sent: Wednesday, November 14, 2007 3:07 PM

Subject: [Milton-L] Mini-Milton Lecture on PL

 

Dear Milton Panel,

 

A while back (and I had thought that I saved it) someone posted a rather
witty, 60-second overview of Paradise Lost. Could I trouble someone to
re-post this, knowing as soon as it's done, I will find the original post.

 

Thank you

 

Michele D. Walfred

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