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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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Excelsior: Helps to Progress in Religion, Science, and Literature, Volumes 5-6

James Hamilton - 1856
...Word, ' Let there be light, and light was over all ;' Why am I thus bereaved thy prime decree ? The son 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, She all in every part....
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Laconics: or, The best words of the best authors

John Timbs - Reference - 1856
...word, I>t there be light, and light was over all 5 Why am " thus bereav'd thy prime decree . The sun t 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 Htjht is in the soul....
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A compendium of English literature: chronologically arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1856 - 776 pages
...light, and light was over all;'' \Vhy am I thus bereaved thy prime decree? The sun to me is dark, Ami silent as the moon, When she deserts the night, Hid in her vacant interlunnr cave. Since light so necessary is to life, And almost life itself, if it be true That light...
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Lectures on the British Poets, Volume 1

Henry Reed - British poetry - 1857 - 408 pages
...hope of day ! ' 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." In the early part of this lecture I spoke of what had struck me as the magnanimity of Milton's boyhood....
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The Harvard University Catalogue

1874
...Where the great vision of the guarded mount Looks towards Namancos, and Bayona's hold. To me the sun is dark, And silent as the moon, When she deserts the night Hid in her vacant inlerltinar cave. ...did not she Of Tirana first betray me ? But I Believe not these suggestions, which...
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A Critical History of English Literature: Shakespeare to Milton, Volume 2

David Daiches - 1979 - 289 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. . . . The Chorus, in a similar varied measure, comments on Samson's state and contrasts it with his...
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The Life Before Us: ("Madame Rosa")

Romain Gary - Fiction - 1986 - 191 pages
...behave: tfogni luce muto and dove il sol tace to signify dark places; in the Samson Agonistes (86-89): The Sun to me is dark And silent as the Moon When...deserts the night Hid in her vacant interlunar cave. Cf. EMW Tillyard: The Miltonic Setting, 101. fore posed: Can an author create characters superior to...
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Milton, Poet of Exile

Louis Lohr Martz - Poetry - 1986 - 356 pages
...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. [80-89] How poorly the chorus understands this man, as they enter now, judging him only by outward...
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Sansone Agonista

John Milton - Drama - 1988 - 182 pages
...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 it self, if it be true That light is in the Soul,...
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Chapters into Verse: Poetry in English Inspired by the Bible: Volume 1 ...

Robert Atwan, Laurance Wieder - Poetry - 1993 - 512 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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