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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 Vision, Or, Hell, Purgatory, and Paradise - Page 54
by Dante Alighieri - 1858 - 587 pages
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 31-32

John Bell - English poetry - 1788
...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
...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 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 History of Scotland: From the Union of the Crowns on the ..., Volume 4

Malcolm Laing - Scotland - 1804
...Revisit'st not these eyes that roll in vain " Tofnd thy piercing ray" PAR. LoST. " The sun to me is dark, " And silent as the moon " When she deserts the night, " Hid in her vacant interlunar cave." SAMSoN AGONISTES. " He rejoiceth in his strength." JoB. Not satisfied with creating a third blind,...
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The History of Scotland: From the Union of the Crowns on the ..., Volume 4

Malcolm Laing - Scotland - 1804
...not these eyes that roll in vain " To find thy piercing ray." PAR. LOsT. " The sun to me is dark, " And silent as the moon " When she deserts the night, " Hid in her vacant inter lunar cave" SAMsON AGONISTES. " He rejoiceth in his strength." JOB. Not satisfied with creating...
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are ..., Volume 4

Samuel Johnson - English language - 1805
...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 Rambler, by S. Johnson, Volume 3

1806
...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 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 works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 5

Samuel Johnson - 1806
...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 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 poetical works of John Milton, with the life of the author ..., Volumes 3-4

John Milton - 1807
...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 she 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 ..., Volume 10

William Shakespeare - 1807
...appellant. Lih. XVI, cap. 39. In imitation of this language, Milton says : " The sun to me is dark, " And silent as the moon, " When she 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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