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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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Lectures on English Poetry: To the Time of Milton

Stanhope Busby - 1837 - 118 pages
...dignity throughout the poem, relieved by the wild and irregular lyrics of the chorus. Samson laments, 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 Sanctuary and the Oratory: Or, Illustrations and Records of Devotional Duty

Thomas Milner - 1837 - 403 pages
...in his blindness, a theme upon which he could write and speak feelingly : 'O loss of Eight, 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: With Notes and a Life of the Author, Volume 2

John Milton - 1839
...and so huge, that each apart Would ask a life to wail ; but chief of all, O loss of sight, of thee 1 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, 7\\ And all her various objects of...
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Specimens of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical Notices, and ...

Thomas Campbell - 1841 - 716 pages
...him Eyeless in Gaza, at the mill with slaves, Himself in bonds, under Philistian yoke. * * 0 [ Cz Y 8# I5] I Z~T ¯A bѯ - Nz ڧ`l Dn4 繢 7 s8 sđ lz q ?E 0 : O _ ; VwL\b 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: With a Memoir, and Critical ..., Volume 2

John Milton - 1843
...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 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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Readings in poetry: a selection from the best English poets, from Spenser to ...

Readings - 1843
...colours gay, Betokening peace from God, and covenant new. SAMSON'S LAMENT FOB THE LOSS OF BIS SIGHT. O LOSS of sight, of thee I most complain! Blind among enemies, O worse than chains, Light, the prime' 3 work of God, to me's extinct, Dungeon, or beggary, or decrepit age! Annulled, which...
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Select Works of the British Poets, in a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - 1843 - 807 pages
...many, and so huge, that each apart WouM ask a life to wail ; but chief of all, O loss of sight, of Ihee , heaps O'er him the humid hay, with flowers perfum'd ; And scarce a chirping gr or decrepit age ! Light, the prime work of God, to me is extinct, And all her various objects of delight...
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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1845
...when death shall be my doom, Shall join my soul to Thee. Addison. SAMSON'S LAMENT OVER HIS BLINDNESS.1 O LOSS of sight, of thee I most complain ! Blind among...enemies, O worse than chains, Dungeon, or beggary, or decrepit age ! Light, the prime2 work of God, to me is extinct, And all her various objects of delight...
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The District School Reader, Or, Exercises in Reading and Speaking: Designed ...

William Draper Swan - 1845 - 484 pages
...in steel, Whose conscience with injustice is corrupted. Samson's Lament over his Blindness. MILTON. 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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Methodist Hymnology: Comprehending Notices of the Poetical Works of John and ...

David Creamer - 1848 - 470 pages
...Samson Agonistes, where he puts the following language in the mouth of Samson : "But chief of all, O loss of sight, of thee I most complain ! Blind among enemies. * * # 0 dark ! dark ! dark ! amid the blaze of noon, Irrecoverably dark, total eclipse, Without all...
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