- adj. Of or pertaining to John Milton (1608–1674), English poet, or his works.
- Milton + -ian (Wiktionary)
“I am a new Miltonian, writing to express my concern about Milton bylaws allowing the construction of taller buildings in the town.”
“The story was supposed to be about a boy armed with a magic knife whose mission is to kill God Almighty and establish the Republic of Heaven -- a properly Miltonian conceit, I admit, on par with Steven Brust's TO REIGN IN HELL.”
“Jacqueline Carey's two volume The Sundering duology -- Banewreaker and Godslayer -- have a great deal of Miltonian aether about them.”
“The long-time Miltonian served as a councillor for 15 years and will soon enter his 30th year as mayor.”
“The root of the name Satan means adversary in the original Hebrew, but in Judaism the figure has never been invested with anything like his Miltonian status.”
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“Miltonian shades, but in another century the names of those who fill a living age with lustre will have their memorials among its academic groves.”
“John Q. Public always has some sort of beef with politicians at every level – each person has their own opinion on several things that can be improved, or a way that tax dollars could be better spent – I know every Miltonian reading this right now more than likely feels this way.”
“(Rubashov, in Darkness at Noon, was more of a Miltonian figure, flung from the heights of power yet still pitilessly judged by the standards of his former comrades.)”
“To capture the stunning Miltonian beauty of "dark mutinous Shannon waves" you may ultimately have to do something no translator will admit needs doing: you may have to depart from the text in order to capture not just its meaning, but its cadence, its luster, its stunning magic.”
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