(Erasure of lines 21-41 of Paradise Lost: Book 1 By John Milton.)
Dove-like Abyss: pregnant, dark.
Raise and support this great Argument.
Providence justifie God to men.
For Heav’n view of Hell.
Say first our favour’d fall from will,
For restraint seduc’d them.
Th’ Serpent cast him out.
Rebel Glory peers most
With ambitious aim.