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" Why am I thus bereaved 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 History of Scotland: From the Union of the Crowns on the Accession of ... - Page 453
by Malcolm Laing - 1804
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 31-32

John Bell - English poetry - 1788
...Let there be light, and light was over all ; Why am I thus bereav'd thy prime deeree? 85 The sun tome is dark And silent as the moon, When she deserts the night Hid in her vacant interlunar cave. Since light so necessary is to life, 90 And almost life itself, if it be true That light is in the...
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Select British Classics, Volume 7

English literature - 1803
...thou 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...deserts the night, Hid in her vacant interlunar cave. Since light so necessary is to life, And almost life itself; if it be true, That light is in the soul,...
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are ..., Volume 4

Samuel Johnson - English language - 1805
...operative faculty which God gave them, would become siiint, tirtueless, and dend. Raleigh. The $'.:r> to me is dark, And silent as the moon, When she deserts the night, Hid in her vacant interlunar cave. . Milton. }• Not mentioning. This new created world, whereof in hell Fame is not lilmt. Miltm. SI'T-ESTLY....
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 5

Samuel Johnson - 1806
...thou 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...deserts the night, Hid in her vacant interlunar cave. Since light so nccessary is to life, And almost life itself; if it be true, That light is in the soul,...
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The Rambler, by S. Johnson

1806
...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...deserts the night, Hid in her vacant interlunar cave. Since light so necessary is to life, And almost life itself; if it be true, That light is in the soul,...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with the life of the author by S. Johnson

John Milton - 1807
...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...deserts the night Hid in her vacant interlunar cave. Since light so necessary is to life, 99 And almost life itself, if it be true That light is in the...
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The plays of William Shakespeare ...: With the corrections and illustrations ...

William Shakespeare, Joseph Dennie - Drama - 1807
...intcrlunii, alii silentis lunic appellant. Lih. XVI, cap. 39. In imitation of this language, Milton says : " The sun to me is dark, " And silent as the moon, "...deserts the night, " Hid in her vacant interlunar cave." Warhurton. I helieve this display of learning migjlit have heen spared. Silent, though an adjective,...
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The British Essayists, Volume 21

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...and wishes, as reason too often submits to learn from despair : The sun to me is dark, And silent at the moon, When she deserts the night, Hid in her vacant interlunar cave. Since light so necessary is to life, And Ğlmost life itself; if it be true, That light is in the soul,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 6

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...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, When...deserts the night, Hid in her vacant interlunar cave. Since light so necessary is to life, And almost life itself; if it be true, That light is in the soul,...
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Cowper's Milton, in Four Volumes: Paradise regained. An account of Cowper's ...

William Hayley, John Milton, William Cowper - Literary Criticism - 1810
...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...deserts the night, Hid in her vacant interlunar cave. Since light so necessary is to life, And almost life itself, if it be true That light is in the soul,...
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