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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 works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 3

Samuel Johnson - 1823
...expostulations and wishes, as reason too often submits to learn from despair: O first created beam, and them great word Let there be light, 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...
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The British essayists, with prefaces by A. Chalmers, Volumes 17-18

British essayists - 1823
...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 over all ; Why am I thus bereaved thy prime decree ? The sun to me is dark, And silent as the moon, When she deserts the night,...
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The British Essayists: Rambler

Alexander Chalmers - 1823
...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 over all ; Why am I thus bereaved thy prime decree? The SuB to me is dark, And silent as the moon, When she deserts the nighl,...
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Paradise Regained: Samson Agonistes, Comus and Arcades

John Milton - 1823 - 377 pages
...of noon, Irrecoverably dark, total eclipse Without all hope of day! O first created Beam, and thon great Word, " Let there be light, and light was over all;" Why am I thus bereaved thy prime decree? The sun to me is dark And silent as the moon, When she deserts the night,...
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Continuation of the Rambler

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1823
...submits to learn from despair : O first created beam, and them great word Let there be light, atid 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...
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The British Essayists: Rambler

1823
...as reason too often submits to learn from despair : O first created beam, and thou great word liet there be light, and light was over all; Why am I thus bereaved thy prime decree .' The sun to me is dark, And silent as the moon, When she deserts the night,...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 3

John Milton - 1824
...dark, amid the blaze of noon, 80 Irrecoverably dark, total eclipse Without all hope of day ! O first created beam, and thou great Word, Let there be light,...; Why am I thus bereav'd thy prime decree ? 85 The sun to me is dark And silent as the moon, When she deserts the night Hid in her vacant interlunar cave....
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The Poetical Works of John Milton ...

John Milton - 1824 - 131 pages
...dark, amid the blaze of noon, SO Irrecoverably dark, total eclipse Without all hope of day ! flrst created Beam, and thou great Word, Let there be light,...; Why am I thus bereav'd thy prime decree? 85 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 Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 3

John Milton - 1824
...blaze of noon, :'. - to Irrecoverably dark, total eclipse Without all hope of day ! ' : O first created beam, and thou great Word, Let there be light,....'.-.. Why am I thus bereav'd thy prime decree ? / .Ss The sun to me is dark And silent as the moon, .,. When she deserts the night Hid in...
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A dictionary of quotations from the British poets, by the author of The ...

British poets - 1824
...dark, dark, 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,...over all ; Why am I thus bereav'd thy prime decree ? Milton's Samson Agonistes. BLUSHES. From every blush that kindles in thy cheeks, Ten thousand little...
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