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" CYRIACK, this three years' day these eyes, though clear, To outward view, of blemish or of spot, Bereft of light, their seeing have forgot ; Nor to their idle orbs doth sight appear Of sun, or moon, or star, throughout the year, Or man, or woman. "
Literary Leaves - Page 202
by David Lester Richardson - 1840
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Cognitive Stylistics: Language and Cognition in Text Analysis

Elena Semino, Jonathan Culpeper - 2002 - 333 pages
...by Milton, also on his blindness: To AfrCyriack Skinner upon his Blindness Cyriack, this three years day these eyes, though clear To outward view of blemish or of spot, Bereft of light thir seeing have forgot, Nor to thir idle orbs doth sight appear Of Sun or Moon or Starr throughout...
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The Major Works

John Milton - 2003 - 966 pages
...son. To Mr Cyriack Slanner Upon his Blindness Cyriack, mis three years' day these eyes, though clear0 To outward view, of blemish or of spot, Bereft of light their seeing have forgot,0 Nor to their idle orbs doth sight appear Of sun or moon or star throughout the year, Or man...
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Literature, Culture and Society

Andrew Milner - 2005 - 336 pages
...possibly 'fact'. Consider, for the moment, Milton's sonnet on his blindness: Cyriack, this three years' day these eyes, though clear To outward view of blemish...appear Of sun or moon or star throughout the year, Of man or woman. Yet I argue not Against Heav'n's hand or will, nor bate a jot Of heart or hope, but...
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Between Two Pillars: The Hero's Plight in Samson Agonistes and Paradise Regained

Joseph Gerson Mayer - 2004 - 266 pages
...the first sentence of the poem, which is spoken by the private persona. Cyriack. this three years' day these eyes, though clear To outward view of blemish or of spot. Bereft of light thir seeing have forgot: Nor to thir idle orbs doth sight appear Of Sun or Moon or Star throughout...
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The Grove Companion to Samuel Beckett: A Reader's Guide to His Works, Life ...

Chris Ackerley, C. J. Ackerley, S. E. Gontarski - 2004 - 686 pages
...song, "Fifty two point two eight . . ." (3435). Compare Milton's second sonnet to Cyriack Skinner: "Yet I argue not / Against Heaven's hand or will, nor bate a jot / Of heart and hope." 24. die Merde hat mich wieder: compare Goethe's "die Erde hat mich wieder" ("the earth has...
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