P A R A D I S E
L O S T.
Edited by Richard Bentley
Electronic transcription by Jack Lynch
This electronic edition is a hyperlinked transcription of the
first book of Milton's Paradise Lost: A New Edition, by
Richard Bentley, D.D. (London, 1732). I may eventually find
the time to annotate it; for now, it's just a minimally edited
Bentley's complete Preface is
The text of Paradise Lost, Book I, is available in two
A note on the text explains the few
emendations I've made.
- In two frames, text at the top
and notes at the bottom, suitable for reading on-screen;
- In one long file, suitable for
printing or reading in browsers that do not support frames.
As of January 2001, the transcription still needs a careful
proofreading: I'm working on that now. Comments
and corrections, though, are always welcome.