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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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Cowper's Milton [the poetical works, with life, notes and tr. by W. Cowper ...

John Milton - 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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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With An Essay on His Life and ..., Volume 5

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...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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The Rambler [by S. Johnson and others]. [Another]

1810
...great word Let there be light, and light was o.ver all ; Why Mil 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...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With the Life of the Author, Volume 2

John Milton - 1813 - 565 pages
...Word, " Let there be light, and light was over all ;" Why am I thus bereav'd thy prime decree? .85 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, 90 And almost life itself, if it be true That light is in the...
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The plays of William Shakespeare: in twenty-one volumes, with the ..., Volume 13

William Shakespeare, Isaac Reed, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - 1813
...interlunii, alii silentis lunce appellant. Lib. 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." WARBURTON. I believe this display of learning might have been spared. Silent, though an adjective,...
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Shakspeare's himself again; or the language of the poet asserted

Andrew Becket - 1815
...alii silentis luntx appellant, lib. xvi. cap. 39- Iť imitation of this language, Milton ,'iys : " The sun to me is dark, And silent as the moon. / When she deserts the night, Hid in her vacant intcriunar cave." WAUB. I believe this display of learning might have been spared. Silent, though an...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 3

John Milton - 1815
...word, Let there be light, and light was over all ; Why am I thns bereav'd thy prime decree ? 85 The snn to me is dark And silent as the moon When she deserts the night Hid in her vacant interlnnar cave j tSince light so necessary is to life, 90 And almost life itself, if it be trne That...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 5

Samuel Johnson - Literary Collections - 1816
...thou great word Let there be light, and light was over all ; Why am 1 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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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 5

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1816
...word Let there be light, and light was over all ; Why am 1 thus bereav'd thy prime decree ? The suu 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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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 76

1854
...without a moon, It lives but to staguate apart, A tideless, sad lagoon. * " The sun to me is dark, A ml silent as the moon, When she deserts the night, Hid in her vacant, interlunar caves." Sam. Agon. Nor yet to peace, and wished-for end All moon-led currents run, And not all blest...
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