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" Thus with the year Seasons return, but not to me returns Day, or the sweet approach of even or morn, Or sight of vernal bloom, or summer's rose, Or flocks, or herds, or human face divine; But cloud instead, and ever-during dark Surrounds me... "
Paradiso perduto di Milton - Page 132
by John Milton - 1852
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A Reader's Guide to John Milton

Marjorie Hope Nicolson - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 385 pages
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The Triumph of Augustan Poetics: English Literary Culture from Butler to Johnson

Blanford Parker, Parker Blanford, Professor of Literary History Faculty of English Howard Erskine-Hill - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 262 pages
...the common motifs of Davidic naturalism, "But not to me returns / Day, or the sweet approach of ev'n or morn, / Or sight of vernal bloom, or summer's rose / Or flocks or herds or human face divine; / But cloud instead and ever-during dark / Surrounds me."33 In Prior's passage we also have the returning...
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Milton and the Natural World: Science and Poetry in Paradise Lost

Karen L. Edwards - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 280 pages
...book 1n of Paradise Last does not permit the easy consolation that sight is well lost for insight. Thus with the year Seasons return, but not to me returns...rose, Or flocks, or herds, or human face divine; But cloud in stead, and ever-during dark Surrounds me, from the cheerful ways of men Cut off, and for the...
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A Brefe Dialoge Bitwene a Christen Father and His Stobborne Sonne: The First ...

Wolfgang Capito, William Roy - Humor - 1999 - 305 pages
...agony associated with his own blindness - 'but not to me returns/ Day, or the sweet approach of ev'n or morn,/ Or sight of vernal bloom, or summer's rose, /Or flocks, or herds, or human face divine;/ But cloud instead, and ever-during dark/ Surround me' (m 41-6) - must have held some consolation for him...
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Theory of the Novel: A Historical Approach

Michael McKeon - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 947 pages
...beautiful lines on his blindness: Thus with the year Seasons return; but not to me returns Day, or rhe sweet approach of even or morn, Or sight of vernal...rose. Or flocks, or herds, or human face divine; But cloud instead and ever-during dark Surrounds me, from the cheerful ways of men Cut off, and, for the...
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John Milton's Epic Invocations: Converting the Muse

Philip Edward Phillips - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 159 pages
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The Major Works

John Keats - Poetry - 2001 - 667 pages
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Winning the Dust Bowl

Carter Revard - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 212 pages
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