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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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A Complete Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Comprising the Most Excellent ...

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - 1855 - 570 pages
...slipp'ry state Of kings, will tread upon the neek of fate. Brnltam's Sufly. These eyes, though elear, To outward view, of blemish or of spot, Bereft of light, their seeing have forgot ; X .: to their idle orbs doth sight appear Of sun, or moon, or star, throughout the year, Or man,...
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Lives of the Illustrious, Volumes 3-5

1856
...three years' day these eyes,Uiouph clear. To outward view, of blemish or of spot, IJerefi of life, their seeing have forgot ; Nor to their idle orbs...throughout the year. Or man or woman. Yet I argue not Affainst Heaven's hand or will, nor bate a jot Of heart or hope ; but still bear up and steer Right...
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Oliver Cromwell: Or, England's Great Protector

Henry William Herbert - 1896 - 447 pages
...though I be not as yet called king ? " k CHAPTER IV. THE LATIN SECRETAIfJ. Cyriack, this three years' day these eyes though clear, To outward view, of blemish...their seeing have forgot ; Nor to their idle orbs doth sieht appear Of sun, or moon, or star throughout the year Or man or woman. Yet I argue not Against...
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Poetical Works: Volume 2. Paradise Regain'd; Samson Agonistes; Poems Upon ...

John Milton - 2000 - 392 pages
...hour, refrains. XXII To Mr. Cyriack Skinner upon his Blindness Cyriack, this three years day these eys, 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 Starre throughout...
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The Yale Literary Magazine, Volume 15, Issue 6

1850
...the world ought never to forget Milton, either as a poet or a patriot: " Cyriac, this three years' day, these eyes, though clear, To outward view, of...forgot; Nor to their idle orbs doth sight appear, Of suu, or moon, or star, throughout the year, Or man or woman. Yet I argue not Against Heaven's hand...
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The New England Milton: Literary Reception and Cultural Authority in the ...

Kevin P. Van Anglen - 1993 - 255 pages
...Very's position as a poet-priest of the waning New England dominant class: Cyriack, this three years' day these eyes, though clear To outward view of blemish...the year, Or man or woman. Yet I argue not Against Heav'n's hand or will, nor bate a jot Of heart or hope, but still bear up and steer Right onward. What...
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Milton: The life

William Riley Parker, Gordon Campbell - 1996 - 1539 pages
...obviously knowsl that there has been no change in his external appearance: Cyriack, this three years' day these eyes, though clear To outward view of blemish...moon or star throughout the year, Or man or woman. In respect to what he has next to say, the poet dwells suspiciously long upon these details of his...
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Early Modern Liberalism

Annabel Patterson, Professor Annabel Patterson - 1997 - 314 pages
...Sonnets and the Ideal Community (Lincoln, Nebr., 1979), p. 18. Cyriack, this three years day these eys, though clear To outward view, of blemish or of spot; Bereft of light thir seeing have forgot, . . . Yet I argue not Against heavns hand or will, nor bate a jot Of heart...
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Freedom and Destiny

Rollo May - 1999 - 288 pages
...about "this three years' day these eyes": Bereft of light, their seeing have forgot; Nor to their idol orbs doth sight appear Of sun or moon or star through-out the year, Or man or woman. Against heavens hand or will, Yet I argue not Nor bate a lot of heart or hope, but still bear up And...
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Imperfect Sense: The Predicament of Milton's Irony

Victoria Silver - 2001 - 409 pages
...as the anniversary of his blindness. The speaker's sense of alienation of being set apart from "sun or moon or star throughout the year, / Or man or woman" demands an acknowledgment that circumstance and the indifference of the world confines to a personal...
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