Their downy breast; the swan with arched neck, Between her white wings, mantling proudly, rows Her state with oary feet... Le paradis perdu - Sida 112efter John Milton - 1837 - 495 sidorObegränsad förhandsgranskning
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Peter Young - 2008 - 200 sidor
...inspired poet himself. Milton included it on the fifth day of creation in Paradise Lost (1667): ... the swan, with arched neck Between her white wings mantling proudly, rows Her state with oary feet.6 Poetic inspiration has persisted until modern times, for instance in Les Cygnes, an 1887 Symbolist...