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From MILTON's Manuscript.
with the Serpent
dom, Heavenly Love
The Persons. Moses aporogisel, recounting ho:n he assum'd his true body; that it corrupts not, because of his [abode] with God in the mount; declares the like of Enoch and Eliah; besides the purity of the place, that certain pure winds, dews, and clouds, preserve it from corruption; whence exhorts to the light of God; tells they cannot see Adam in the state of innocence by reason of their sin. Justice
debating what should become of Man, Mercy
if he fall. Wisdom Chorus of Angels sing a hymn of the creation.
Act II. Heavenly Love. Evening Star. Chorus sing the marriage song, and describe Paradise.
Act III. Lucifer contriving Adam's ruin.
Chorus fears for Adam, and relates Lucifer's rebel. lion and fall.
A&t IV. Adam
fallen. Eve Conscience cites them to God's examination. Chorus bewails, and tells the good Adam hath loft.
Labor, Grief, Hatred, Envy, War,
Mutes, tent, Ignorance, Fear, Death enter'd into the world, to whom he gives their names : likewise Winter, Heat, Tempest, & c.
The Deluge. Sodom.
Thamar Cuophorusa; where Juda is found to have been the author of that crime, which he condemn’d in Thamar. Thamar excused in what the attempted.
The Golden Calf, or the Massacre in Horeb.