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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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Lectures on English poetry: to the time of Milton

Stanhope Busby - English poetry - 1837 - 118 pages
...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. And almost life itself, if it be true That light is in the soul, She all in every part ; why was the...
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The sanctuary and the oratory; or, Illustrations and records of devotional duty

Thomas Milner - 1837
...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, Hid in her vacant interlunarcave." Contemplating, then, in the morning's dawn, the hills, the vales, the woods, the streams,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: An essay on the life and genius of ...

Samuel Johnson - 1837
...and light was over all ; Why sun I thus bereaved thy prime decree ! The sun to me is dark. And pileut as the moon. When she deserts the night, Hid in her vacant interlunarcaTe, Since light no necessary is to life, And nlnrwt life itself ; if it be true, That light...
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art ...

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington) - 1839
...and /ung. INTERI.U'NARY, adj. > Belonging to the time when the moon, about the change, is invisible The sun to me is dark, And silent as the moon, When...deserts the night, Hid in her vacant interlunar cave. tfilton. We add the two Egyptian days in every month. the interlunary and plenuunary exemptions. Вгоиж....
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The poetical works of John Milton: with notes and a life of the author, Volume 2

John Milton - 1839
...great 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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Woman's rights and duties considered with relation to their influence on ...

Woman - 1840
...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...night Hid in her vacant interlunar cave. — Samson Agon. Such are the lamentations, though rarely so eloquently uttered, which we daily hear, on the loss...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

English poetry - 1841 - 807 pages
...great Word, " Let there be light, and light was over all;" Why am I thus bcreav'd thy prime decree! nsummate lovely smil'd ; Since light so necessary is lo life, And almost life itself, if it be true That light is in the soul,...
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Specimens of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical Notices, and ...

Thomas Campbell - Authors, English - 1841 - 716 pages
...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 Christian remembrancer; or, The Churchman's Biblical, ecclesiastical ...

1842
...necessary to understand it." We are not sure whether it is not in the same passage that he instances — " The sun to me is dark And silent as the moon When...deserts the night Hid in her vacant interlunar cave." We honestly confess ourselves to be in the same predicament with this distinguished person. What the...
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The Southern literary messenger

1842
...great woH " Let there be light, and light was over ill." Why am I ihus bereaved thy prime decree ' The sun to me is dark, And silent as the moon. When she deserts the night, Hid in her vacant ioterlunar cave," etc. Contrast with this dreadful complaint tbe luguage of him who was born blind...
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