Cormorant Line I-II

Definition/Summary:

Cormorant Seal

  • Mark of nobility and seal
  • Also a symbol for nobility, indulgence and (in modern times) a totem for fishermen. Good except for in Milton’s work. *Bluecrew86

Poetry

J Milton “Paradise Lost”

  • Satan pursuing Eden, attempting to secure for himself, which he undertook alone against God and Man, falls into many doubts with himself, and many passions, fear, envy, and despair
  • This only confirms himself as evil, yet he still journeys on to Paradise, pierces the bounds, and sits in the shape of a Cormorant on the Tree of life, as highest in the Garden to look about

Expanded info:

Sea bird mythology

  • Utrøst legend states those who die lost at sea spend eternity on the island. Can only visit their homes in the shape of cormorants

Add/Misc:

  • Cormorant: “Sea Raven” Widely adapted line of evolved birds. Part of a higher Clade widespread throughout the world.