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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 Fictions of Romantic Tourism: Radcliffe, Scott, and Mary Shelley

George Dekker - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 314 pages
...drawing attention to what a blind person would have missed. The lines in Samson Agonistes (86-89) read: The Sun to me is dark And silent as the Moon When...deserts the night, Hid in her vacant interlunar cave. 29. Gray to James Brown, 10 October 1769, Correspondence of Thomas Gray, III, 1074. Milton describes...
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The Open Studio: Essays on Art and Aesthetics

Susan Stewart - Art - 2005 - 307 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 Vale of Soulmaking: Post-Kleinian Model of the Mind and Its Poetic Origins

Meg Harris Williams - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 251 pages
...— "inward light"; and the most poignant and striking passages are those that evoke this absence: The sun to me is dark And silent as the moon, When...deserts the night, Hid in her vacant interlunar cave. [11. 79-89] No matter how closely he follows his classical model, he cannot, without remaking the relationship...
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Calendars and Constellations of the Ancient World

Emmeline Plunket - Science - 2005 - 308 pages
...Atri's darksome cave. In the Samson Agonistes of Milton, the hero, describing his blindness, says — "The sun to me is dark And silent as the moon When...deserts the night, Hid in her vacant interlunar cave," 1 " The Luni-Solar year is used for the regulation of festivals and domestic arrangements; it commences...
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The Invisible Flâneuse?: Gender, Public Space, and Visual Culture in ...

Aruna D'Souza, Tom McDonough - Art - 2006 - 185 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 itself, if it be true That light is in the Soul,...
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The Emerson Brothers: A Fraternal Biography in Letters

Ronald A. Bosco, Joel Myerson - Literary Collections - 2005 - 456 pages
...136. Coleridge, "The Good, Great Man" (1802), 1. 13. 137. MH, bMS Am 1280.220 (52), folder 21. 138. "The sun to me is dark / And silent as the moon, /...deserts the night / Hid in her vacant interlunar cave" from Milton's Samson Agonistes (1671). 139. MH, bMS Am 1280.220 (52), folder 21. 140. Shakespeare,...
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Romanticism: Romanticism, belief, and philosophy

Michael O'Neill, Mark Sandy - European literature - 2006 - 348 pages
...Prelude. But it is Milton's text that yields most, with its memorable elegy for the poet's lost sight — The Sun to me is dark And silent as the Moon, When...deserts the night, Hid in her vacant interlunar cave . . . (11. 86-89) — and its tragic play on darkness, desertion, and silence, its moon that "speaks"...
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Samson Agonistes

John Milton - Poetry - 2006 - 136 pages
...Beam, and thou 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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