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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 British anthology; or, Poetical library, Volumes 1-2

British anthology - 1824
...dark, dark, amid the blaze of noon, Irrecoverably dark, total eclipse Without ail 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 ? The sun to me is dark And silent as the moon, When she deserts the night,...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1824
...coneluded 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 bercav'd thy prime decree ? The sun to me is dark, And silent as the moon, When she deserts the night,...
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The works of Samuel Johnson [ed. by F.P. Walesby].

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...concluded by such expostulation 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 second Yorkshire musical festival, held on the 13th, 14th, 15th, and ...

York city, musical festival - 1825
...welcome day ; Why thus depriv'd thy prime decree ? Sun, moon and stars are dark to me. » CHORUS. O first created beam ! and thou great word ! Let there be Light ! and light was over all : One hear'uly blaze shone round this earthly ball ; To thy dark servant life by light afford. RECITATIVE—...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With Murphy's Essay, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...too often submits to learn from despair : O first created beam, and thou, great word, Let there bo light, and light was over all ; Why am I thus bereav'd thy prime decree 1 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 4

John Milton - 1826
...poem. DUNSTER. Ver. 80. 0 dark, dark, dark, amid the blaze of noon, Without all hope of day ! O first created Beam, and thou great Word, " Let there be...;" 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, Volume 2

John Milton - 1826
...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 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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Specimens of sacred and serious poetry, from Chaucer to the present day ...

John Johnstone - 1827
...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 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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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors

Laconics, John Timbs - 1829
...of noon, Irrecoverably dark, total eclipse, Without all hope of day! O first-created beam, and thoa 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 inlerlunar...
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An Essay Upon the Influence of the Translation of the Bible Upon English ...

William Thomas Petty- Fitzmaurice (earl of Kerry.) - 1830 - 82 pages
...That cheers the heart of gods or men. "Which cheereth God or man." — Jud. ix. 12. [1. 64.] O first created beam, and thou great word, Let there be light, and light was over all. "And God said, 'let there be light,' and there was light." [I. 258.] Why are his gifts desirable to...
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