[Milton-L] A Christmas Card Greeting
rastrier at uchicago.edu
Thu Dec 16 19:16:40 EST 2010
I do not believe this post to be appropriate.
>From: milton-l-bounces at lists.richmond.edu (on behalf of Terrance Lindall
<tlindall at gmail.com>)
>Subject: [Milton-L] A Christmas Card Greeting
>To: John Milton Discussion List <milton-l at lists.richmond.edu>
> Dear Friends,
> It must be remembered on Christmas that we would not
> be celebrating that day has not our parents in that
> happy state of Eden eaten of the tree of knowledge
> necessitating the birth of Christ to redeem us from
> the Original Sin and take that sin upon Himself.
> Herewith a Christmas card, not to celebrate, but to
> commemorate that fateful day that assured Christ’s
> coming and made it possible for John Milton to
> envision and write that greatest of all poems
> PARADISE LOST, for if no loss of Eden, no poem.
> Ironic such beauty coming from such origins.
> Xmas Greetings Card at my
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