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" Let there be lig;ht, and light was over all; Why am I thus bereav'd thy prime decree? The sun to me is dark And silent as the moon. When she deserts the night Hid in her vacant interlunar cave. "
The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and Critical - Page 10
by Samuel Johnson - 1779
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The Rambler [by S. Johnson and others]., Volume 3

1801
...great word Let there be li^ut, and light was over all ; Why Why am I thus bereav'd thy prime decree ? The fun to me is dark, And filent as the moon, When fhe deferts the night, Hid in her vacant interlunnr cave. Since light fo neceflary is to life, And almoft life itfelf ; if it be true, That...
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Select British Classics, Volume 7

1803
...such expostulations and wishes, as reason too often submits to learn from despair: O first creafed beam, and thou great word Let there be light, and...over all ; Why am I thus bereav'd thy prime decree ! The sun to me is dark, And silent as the moon When she deserts the night, Hid in her vacant interlunar...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 126

1867
...! Amid the blaze of noon Irrevocably dark ! Total eclipse Without all hope of day ! O first-created beam ! and Thou Great Word " Let there be light ! " and light was over all, Why am I thus bereaved thy prime decree ? ' When his people saw and thought of these dread sufferings when they...
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An Inquiry Into the Principles of Harmony in Language: And of the Mechanism ...

William Mitford - 1804 - 434 pages
...without rime ever produced in our language. 0 firft created beam, and thou great word, Let there he light, and light was over all, Why am I thus bereav'd thy prime decree ? The sun | to me | Is dark, And si|lent as | the rroon When fhe | deierts | rhe night, Hid In | her...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 5

Samuel Johnson - 1806
...concluded by such .expostulations and wishes, as reason too often submits to learn from despair : O first created beam, and thou great word Let there be light,...over all ; Why am I thus bereav'd thy prime decree? The sun to me is dark, And silent as the moon, When she deserts the night, Hid in her vacant interlunar...
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The Rambler [by S. Johnson and others]., Volume 5

1806
...by fuch expoftula lions populations and wifhes, as reafon too often fubmitf to learn from defpair : O firft created beam, and thou great word Let there...be light, and light was over all ; - Why am I thus berear'd thy prime decree £ The fun to me is datk, And filent as the moon, When (he deferts die night,...
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The Rambler, by S. Johnson, Volume 3

1806
...and wishes, as reason too often submits to learn from despair. O first created.beam, and th'on greac word Let there be light, and light was over all; Why am I thusbereav'd thy prime decree ? The sun to me is dark, And silent as the moon, When she deserts the...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with the life of the author ..., Volumes 3-4

John Milton - 1807
...dark, amid the blaze of noon, 80 Irrecoverably dark, total eclipse Without all hope of day I O first created beam, and thou great word, Let there be light, and light was overall ; Why am I thus bereav'd thy prime decree ? The sun to me is dark And silent as the moon, When...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 6

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...concluded by such expostulations and wishes, as reason too often submits to learn from despair : O first created beam, and thou great word Let there be light, and light was ovur all ; Why am I thus bereav'd thy prime decree ? The sun to me is dark, And silent as the moon,...
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Cowper's Milton [the poetical works, with life, notes and tr. by W. Cowper ...

John Milton - 1810
...dark, dark, amid the blaze of noon, Irrecoverably dark, total eclipse Without all hope of day ! O first created Beam, and thou great Word, " Let there be...over all;" Why am I thus bereav'd thy prime decree } The sun to me is dark And silent as the moon, When she deserts the night, Hid in her vacant interlunar...
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