[Milton-L] A Christmas Card Greeting

Julia Walker walker at geneseo.edu
Thu Dec 16 19:25:10 EST 2010

Not only is this tasteless, it is ungrammatical.

Julia Walker

On Dec 16, 2010, at 12:45 PM, Terrance Lindall wrote:

> 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 web-site: https://sites.google.com/site/terrancelindallsparadiselost/home/xmas-greetings-2010
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Julia M Walker
Professor of English
State University of New York at Geneseo

"I cannot praise a fugitive and cloistered virtue, unexercised and unbreathed, that never sallies out and sees her adversary. . ." 

John Milton

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