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" O loss of sight, of thee I most complain! Blind among enemies, O worse than chains, Dungeon or beggary, or decrepit age! Light, the prime work of God, to me... "
Anecdotes of the Blind - Page 42
by Abram V. Courtney - 1835 - 52 pages
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Encyclopædia Britannica: Or, A Dictionary of Arts ..., Volume 3, Part 1

Colin Macfarquhar, George Gleig - 1797
...But chief of all, . lofs of fight, of thee I muft complain ! Blind among enemies, O worfe than chains, Dungeon, or beggary, decrepid age. Light, the prime work of God, to me is extina, And all her various objects of delight Annull'd, which might in part my grief have eas'J...
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The British Essayists: The Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - 1802
...and raz'd. And wisdom at one entrance quite shut out." Again in Samson Agonistes. -But chief of all. O loss of sight ! of thee I most complain : Blind...enemies ! O worse than chains, Dungeon, or beggary, or decrepit age ! Lsght, the prime work of Ood, to me's extinct, And all her various objects of delight...
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The Spectator ...

Joseph Addison - 1803
... And wisdom at one entrance quite shut out." Again, in Samson Agonistes : But chief of a!!, O fcss of sight! of thee I most complain : Blind among enemies ! O worse than chains, Dungeon, or beggary, or decrepit age ! Light, the prime work of God, to me 's extinct, And all her various objects of delight...
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The Spectator ...

1803
...one entrance quite shut out." ' Again, in Samson Agonistes : " But chief of all, O loss of sight f of thee I most complain : Blind among enemies ! O worse than chains, Dungeon, or beggary, or decrepit age ! Light, the prime work of God, to me 's extinct, And all her various objects of delight...
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from ...

Samuel Johnson - 1805
...the eye ; the sense of seeing. If beesgofqrth right to a place, they must needs have sight. B.iion. O loss of sight, of thee I most complain ! Blind among enemies, O worse than chains, Dungeon, or begg;iry, decrepit age ! Aft/tan. Things invisible to mortal livbt. _ Milton. Tis still the same, although...
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The new encyclopædia; or, Universal dictionary ofarts and sciences, Volume 4

Encyclopaedia Perthensis - 1807
...all, O lofs of fight, of thee I moft complain ! Blind among enemies, Q worfe than chains, Dongeon, or beggary, decrepid age. Light, the prime work of God, to me's extinft, And all her various objects of delight BLI Ar.ir.nTd, which might in part my grief have eas'd,...
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The British Essayists;: Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - 1808
...rax'd, And wisdom at one entrance quite nhul gi.i.' ' Again in Samson Agoniste*. " - But chief of all, O loss of sight! of thee I most complain: Blind among enemies ! O worse than chain*, Dungeon, or beggary, or decripit age! Light, the prime work of God, to me's extinet, And all...
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The Spectator, Volume 8

Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...and raz'd, And wisdom at one entrance quite shut out" ' Again in Samson Agonistes. -But chief of all, O loss of sight ! of thee I most complain : Blind...enemies ! O worse than chains, Dungeon, or beggary, or decripit age ! Light, the prime work of God, to me's extinct, And all her various objects of delight...
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Paradise regained. An account of Cowper's writings, relating to Milton. A ...

William Hayley - 1810
...all my miseries; So many, and so huge, that each apart Would ask a life to wail; but chief of all, O loss of sight, of thee I most complain ! Blind among enemies, O worse than chains, Dungeon, or beggery, or decrepit age! Light the prime work of God, to me is extinct, And all her various objects...
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Cowper's Milton [the poetical works, with life, notes and tr. by W. Cowper ...

John Milton - 1810
...all my miseries; So many, and so huge, that each apart Would ask a life to wail; but chief of all, O loss of sight, of thee I most complain ! Blind among enemies, O worse than chains, Dungeon, or beggery, or decrepit age! Light the prime work of God, to me is extinct, And all her various objects...
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