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Paradise Regained

(in four books). The subject is the Temptation. Eve, being tempted, fell, and lost Paradise; Jesus, being tempted, resisted, and regained Paradise. (Milton.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase …

Paradise Shoots

The lign aloe; said to be the only plant descended to us from the Garden of Eden. When Adam left Paradise, it is said, he took with him a shoot of this tree, which he planted in the land wh…

Paradise Lost

Satan rouses the panic-stricken host of fallen angels to tell them about a rumour current in Heaven of a new world about to be created. He calls a council to deliberate what should be done,…

Paradise

Author:Toni MorrisonPublisher:Knopf After Toni Morrison's first public reading of Paradise, a woman rose from the pews of Harlem's Abyssinian Baptist Church and said: “I want to thank y…

Paradise

The Greeks used this word to denote the extensive parks and pleasure-grounds of the Persian kings. “An old word, `paradise,' which the Hebrews had borrowed from the Persians, and whic…

John Milton - Paradise Lost: Book I

Book I Of Mans First Disobedience, and the Fruit Of that Forbidden Tree, whose mortal tast Brought Death into the World, and all our woe, With loss of EDEN, till one greater Man Restore us, an…

John Milton - Paradise Lost: Book IV

Book IV O For that warning voice, which he who saw Th' APOCALYPS, heard cry in Heaven aloud, Then when the Dragon, put to second rout, Came furious down to be reveng'd on men, WO TO THE INHABI…

John Milton - Paradise Lost: Book IX

Book IX Meanwhile the hainous and despightfull act Of SATAN done in Paradise, and how Hee in the Serpent had perverted EVE, Her Husband shee, to taste the fatall fruit, Was known in Heav'n; fo…

John Milton - Paradise Lost: Book II

Book II High on a Throne of Royal State, which far Outshon the wealth of ORMUS and of IND, Or where the gorgeous East with richest hand Showrs on her Kings BARBARIC Pearl & Gold, Satan exalted…

Paradise of Fools

The Hindus, Mahometans, Scandinavians, and Roman Catholics have devised a place between Paradise and “Purgatory” to get rid of a theological difficulty. If there is no sin witho…