Carlyle says: "No life of a man faithfully recorded but is a heroic poem."
But then, being an heroic poem, had you not better call him a charioteer?
His subject is not that of a heroic poem, properly so called.
But the most heroic thing in Milton's heroic poem is Milton.
His Davideis is an heroic poem on the troubles of King David.
In the main it is an English heroic poem, the tale of which is borrowed from the Greek.
But, after all these advantages, an heroic poem is certainly the greatest work of human nature.
As for Mr Milton, whom we all admire with so much justice, his subject is not that of an heroic poem, properly so called.
At the age of thirteen she was the author of a heroic poem, and in the following year became a wife.
There can be only one outcome of such a fight under such circumstances, especially in an heroic poem.