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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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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 2

John Milton - 1826
...all my miseries ; So many, and so huge, that each apart Would ask a life to wail, but chief of all, 0 loss of sight, of thee I most complain ! Blind among enemies, O worse than chains, Light the prime work of God to me' is extinct, And all her various objects of delight Annull'd, which...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical Prefaces

John Aikin - 1826 - 807 pages
...and so huge, that each apart Would ask a life to wail ; but chief of all, O loss of sight, of tlice I most complain ! Blind among enemies, O worse than chains, Dungeon, or beggary, or decrepit age ! Ught, the prime work of God, to me is extinct, And all her various objects of delight...
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The Spectator: Corrected from the Originals, Volume 7

1827
...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 ! Light, the prime work of God, to me's extinct, And all her various objects of delight...
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Specimens of sacred and serious poetry, from Chaucer to the present day ...

John Johnstone - 1827
...and ocean without rest; They also serve who only stand and wait.' SAMSON BEWAILING HIS BLINDNESS. " 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 is extinct, And all her various objects of delight...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: To which is Prefixed the Life of the Author

John Milton - 1829 - 375 pages
...all my miseriesI So many, and so huge, that each apart Would ask a life to wail ; hut chief of all( O loss of sight, of thee I most complain ! Blind among enemies, O worse than chahla, Dungeon, or heggary, or decrepit age! Light, the prime work of God, to me is extinct. And all...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 3

John Milton - 1832
...my miseries, So many, and so huge, that each apart 65 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 beggary, or decrepit age ! Light the prime work of God to me's extinct, 70 And all her various objects of delight...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton

John Milton - 1834 - 392 pages
...miseries ; So many, and so huge, that each apart 65 L ^ Would ask a life to vail; but chief of all, 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 is extinct, . 70 And all her various objects of...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 2

John Milton - 1834
...my miseries; So many, and so huge, that each apart 65 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 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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Sketches of English Literature: With Considerations on the Spirit ..., Volume 2

François-René vicomte de Chateaubriand - 1836
...alone But rush upon me, thronging, and present Times past, what once I was, and what am now. ***** O loss of sight, of thee I most complain, Blind among...enemies. O worse than chains, Dungeon, or beggary, or decrepit age. * * * * * Inferior to the vilest now become Of man or worm ; the vilest here excel...
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The Republic of Letters: A Weekly Republication of Standard Literature, Volume 5

1836
...my miseries ; So many, and so huge, that each apart 65 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 beggary, or decrepit age ! Light, the prime work of God, to me is extinct, 70 And all her various objects of...
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