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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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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1820
...thou great word Let there be light, and light was over all ; Why am I thus berea/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...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Ll. D.: Containing Rambler

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - English literature - 1820
...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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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - English poetry - 1820 - 807 pages
...Word, " Let there be light, and light was over all ;" Why am I thus bereav'd thy prime decree ! Tin' -9+ 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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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 2

John Aikin - English poetry - 1821 - 807 pages
...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...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 Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare, Volume 18

William Shakespeare, James Boswell, Alexander Pope, Richard Farmer, Samuel Johnson, Edward Capell, George Steevens, Nicholas Rowe - 1821
...interlunii, alii silentis lunae 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." WAREURTON. I believe this display of learning might have been spared. Silent, though an adjective,...
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Evenings in Autumn: On the blindness of Homer, Ossian, and Milton. The ...

Nathan Drake - 1822
...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. That against privations and disadvantages, great and apparently overwhelming as were these, blind,...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - English poetry - 1822
...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...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 Vision; Or, Hell, Purgatory, and Paradise of Dante Alighieri

Dante Alighieri - 1822
...from Troy, 70 When the flames prey'd on Ilium's hanghty towers4 * Where the sun in silenee rests.] The sun to me is dark, And silent as the moon, When she deserts the night, Hid in her Taeant interlunar eave. Milton. Sa. //;;i.•, The same metaphor will reeur, Canto v. verse 29. Into...
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The British essayists; with prefaces by A. Chalmers

British essayists - Fiction - 1823
...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...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 British Essayists: Rambler

James Ferguson - Literary Collections - 1823
...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...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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