Women in Paradise Lost

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Waldock
Eve 'wakes in an independent mood...she feels her power.'
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Adam
'To lose thee were to lose myself'
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Adam
'Him who to worth in women overtrusting/ Lets her will rule'
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Eve
'But to Adam in what sort/ Shall I appear?'
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Satan
'Sov'reign mistress...celestial beauty...who sees thee?'
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Narrator
'O much deceived, much failing, hapless Eve'
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Narrator
Eve gazes at her reflection with 'vain desire'
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Narrator
'For contemplation he and valour formed/ For softness she and sweet attractive grace'
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Eve
'Beauty is excelled by manly grace'
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Fowler
Adam 'becomes corrupt because he refuses to divorce Eve'
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Weston
Eve's 'passions, as a result of flattery, are ruling her reason'
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Adam
'The wife, where danger or dishonour lurks/ Safest and seemliest by her husband stays'
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C.S. Lewis
'Adam fell by uxoriousness'
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Adam
'His creating hand/ Nothing imperfect or deficient left'
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Eve
'A narrow circuit straitened by a foe'
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Eve
'Was I to have never parted from thy side? As good to have grown there still a lifeless rib'
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Narrator
'But fondly overcome with female charm'
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Narrator
'fairest unsupported flower/ From her best prop so far'
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Narrator
(Adam was made) 'for God only, she for God in him'
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Narrator
'Not equal, as their sex not equal seemed'
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Narrator
'Golden tresses wore/ Dishevelled, but in wanton ringlets waved'
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Jonson
Milton shows 'contempt for females, as insubordinate and inferior'
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Waldock
Eve 'assumes an air of injured dignity'
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'To lose thee were to lose myself'

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'Him who to worth in women overtrusting/ Lets her will rule'

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'But to Adam in what sort/ Shall I appear?'

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'Sov'reign mistress...celestial beauty...who sees thee?'

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