Yet again, a line from Satan to the other fallen angels:
Taken individually, it presents a motivating message: stand up, fight, don’t give up. But in the poem, the angels are already “for ever fall’n.” Is this simply a false assumption?
The following is a quaint quote describing the fallen angels, whose names are erased from the Books of Life:
Belial (“then whom a Spirit more lewd / Fell not from Heaven…”), considering the idea of another rebellion against Heaven, says that it would inevitably lead to another failure and their destruction, the “sad cure”:
Feel free to tell me what you think about these in the comments!