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The wary fiend stood on the brink of hell

DMI number:
31021
Poem Aliases
Milton. Paradise Lost. Book 2.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
Fowler ed. Paradise Lost (Harlow: Longman, 1998).
First Line:
The wary fiend stood on the brink of hell
Last Line:
And discord with a thousand various mouths
Poem Genre / Form:
Blank verse and Extract / snippet from longer work
Themes:
Heaven and Hell
Related People
Author:
John Milton
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract from Paradise Lost Book 2.
Related Poems
First Line:
The wary fiend | Stood on the brink of hell and looked awhile
Last Line:
Gladly the port though shrouds and tackle torn
Relationship:
Variant Of
Comments:
Content/Publication
Title:
A collection of poems for reading and repetition selected from the most celebrated British poets [ESTC T119516] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
pp.182-183
Poem Title:
Satan's Passage to earth through Chaos
Attribution:
Milton
Attributed To:
John Milton