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" On His Blindness 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,... "
Songs of Three Centuries - Page 36
edited by - 1876 - 352 pages
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - 1822
...from these may grow A hundredfold, who, having learn'd thy way, Early may fly the Babylonian woe. XIX. ON HIS BLINDNESS. WHEN I consider how my light is...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, chide...
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The British anthology; or, Poetical library

British anthology - 1824
...the will of All is, if I have grace to use it so, [Heaven ; As ever in my great Task-master's eye. 35 ON HIS BLINDNESS. WHEN I consider how my light is...which is death to hide, Lodged with me useless, though mysoul more bent To serve therewith my Maker, and present My true account, lest he, returning, chide...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 4

John Milton, Edward Hawkins - 1824
...imperceptibly and silently carries off on his wing, in his flight, the poet's twenty-third year. E. 190 Toward which Time leads me, and the will of Heaven...use it so, As ever in my great Task-Master's eye. VIII. WJien the assault was intended to the City* CAPTAIN or Colonel, or Knight in arms, Whose chance...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 3

John Milton - 1826
...or soon or slow, It shall be still in strictest measure even To that same lot, however mean or high, Toward which Time leads me, and the will of Heaven...use it so, As ever in my great Task-master's eye. VIII. WHEN THE ASSAULT WAS INTENDED TO THE CITY. CAPTAIN, or Colonel, or Knight in arms, Whose chance...
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A Selection from the English Prose Works of John Milton, Volume 1

John Milton - 1826
...or soon or slow, It shall be still in strictest measure even To that same lot, however mean or high, Toward which Time leads me, and the will of Heaven....use it so, As ever in my great Task-Master's eye. ' By this I believe you may well repent of having made* mention at all of this matter ; for if 1 have...
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Studies in Poetry: Embracing Notices of the Lives and Writings of the Best ...

George Barrell Cheever - 1830 - 480 pages
...or soon or slow, It shall be still in strictest measure even To that same lot, however mean or high, Toward which time leads me, and the will of Heaven...use it so,. As ever in my great Taskmaster's eye. SONNET. ON HIS BLINDNESS. WHEN I consider how my/life is spent Ere half my days, in this dark world...
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The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song: Selected from English and American ...

Charlotte Fiske Bates Rogé - 1832 - 882 pages
...mild ocean, Who now hath quite forgot to rave, While birds of calm sit brooding on the charmed wave. ON HIS BLINDNESS. WHEN I consider how my light is...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 chide:...
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Specimens of English Sonnets

1833 - 224 pages
...or soon or slow, It shall be still in strictest measure even To that same lot, however mean or high, Toward which Time leads me, and the will of Heaven...use it so, As ever in my great Task-Master's eye. Ill JOHN MILTON. WHEN THE ASSAULT WAS INTENDED TO THE CITY. CAPTAIN, or Colonel, or Knight in arms,...
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The Literary and Theological Review, Volume 4

Leonard Woods, Charles D. Pigeon - 1837
...unavoidable misfortunes of existence. What deep and serene contentment breathes in this sonnet upon his blindness : When I consider how my light is spent...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 chide; "...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton

John Milton - 1834 - 392 pages
...or soon or slow, It shall be still in strictest measure even To that same lot, however mean or high, Toward which Time leads me , and the will of Heaven;...use it so, As ever in my great Task-master's eye. III. When the Assault was intended, to the City. CAPTAIN, or Colonel, or Knight in arms, Whose chance...
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