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" WHEN I consider how my light is spent, Ere half my days in this dark world and wide, And that one talent which is death to hide Lodged with me useless, though my soul more bent To serve therewith my Maker, and present My true account, lest He returning... "
The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ... - Page 209
by John Milton, Edward Hawkins - 1824
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Table Talk: Or, Original Essays on Men and Manners, Volume 2

William Hazlitt - 1824 - 401 pages
...hide, Lodged with me useless, though my soul more bent To serve therewith my Maker, and present My true account, lest he returning chide ; Doth God exact...light denied, I fondly ask: But patience, to prevent That murmur, soon replies, God doth not need Either man's work or his own gifts; who best Bear his...
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Suicide and its antidotes

Solomon Piggott - Suicide - 1824 - 386 pages
...bide, Lodged with me useless, though my soul were bent To serve therewith my Maker, and present My true account, lest he, returning, chide — " Doth...light denied ?" I fondly ask. But Patience, to prevent That murmur, soon replies, " God doth not need Either man's work or his own gifts ; who best Bear his...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton ...

John Milton - 1824 - 131 pages
...And that one talent which is death to hide, Lodg'd with roe useless, though m/eoul more bent ' г, To serve therewith my Maker, and present , 5 My true account, lest ho, returning, chide-; li-jth God етлс! day-labour, light denied? I fondly aik : but Patience,...
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Select poetry; chiefly on subjects connected with religion

Select poetry - English poetry - 1825 - 160 pages
...though my soul more bent, To serve therewith my Maker, and present My true account, lest he return and chide ; " Doth God exact day-labour, light denied ? " I fondly ask : But patience, to prevent That murmur, soon replies, — " God doth not need, Either man's work, or his own gifts ; who best...
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A sister's gift; conversations on sacred subjects [by A. Manning].

Anne Manning - 1826
...to hide, Lodg'd with me useless ; tho' my soul more bent To serve therewith my Maker, and present My true account ; lest he, returning, chide. — ' Doth...denied ?' I fondly ask ; but Patience, to prevent That murmur, soon replies, ' God doth not need Either man's work, or his own gifts ; who best Bear...
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Specimens of sacred and serious poetry, from Chaucer to the present day ...

John Johnstone - 1827
...hide, Ixulged with me useless, though my soul more bent To serve therewith my Maker, and present My true account, lest he, returning, chide ; ' Doth God...denied ';' I fondly ask : but Patience, to prevent That murmur, soon replies, ' God doth not need Either man's work, or his own gifts ; who best Bear...
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Studies in Poetry: Embracing Notices of the Lives and Writings of the Best ...

George Barrell Cheever - American poetry - 1830 - 480 pages
...hide, Lodged with me useless, though my soul more bent To serve therewith my Maker, and present My true account, lest he returning, chide ; Doth God...denied ? * I fondly ask : But patience, to prevent That murmur, soon replies, God doth not need Either man's work, or his own gifts ; who best Jiear his...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 3

John Milton - 1832
...hide, Lodg'd with me useless, though my soul more To serve therewith my Maker, and present [bent My true account, lest he returning chide ; " Doth God...light denied," I fondly ask : But Patience, to prevent a That murmur, soon replies, " God doth not need Either man's work, or his own gifts ; who best Bear...
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Specimens of English Sonnets

Sonnets, English - 1833 - 224 pages
...hide, Lodg'd with me useless, though my soul more bent To serve therewith my Maker, and present My true account, lest he returning chide ; " Doth God...light denied?" I fondly ask : but Patience, to prevent That murmur, soon replies, " God doth not need Either man's work, or his own gifts ; who best Bear...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 2

John Milton - 1834
...son.' Newton, a Mpine] Fairfax's Tasso, B. xiii. a. 60. And that one talent which is death to hide, Lodg'd with me useless, though my soul more bent To...light denied?" I fondly ask : But Patience, to prevent That murmur, soon replies, " God doth not need Zither man's work, or his own gifts ; who best Bear...
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