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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 Standard elocutionist; and gem-book of British authors, ed. by A. Cunningham

A. Cunningham - 1850
...; since you won't let it be an amicable suit, here's my reply. SAMSON ON HIS LOSS OF SIGHT. 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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Beauties of the British Poets ...

George Croly - 1850 - 395 pages
...Eyeless in Gaza, at the mill with slaves, Himself in bonds under Philistian yoke. But chief of all O loss of sight, of thee I most complain ! Blind among enemies, O worse than chains, Dungeon, or beggury, or decrepit age ! Light, the prime work of God, to me extinct, And all her various objects...
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Poetical Works

John Milton - 1850 - 658 pages
...So many, and so huge, that each apart f W^uldask_a life to wail: but chief of all, O loss ofsight, 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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Sketches of English Literature from the Fourteenth to the Present Century

Clara Lucas Balfour - 1852 - 404 pages
...made the matter of a bitter and piteous lamentation in the character of Samson. " 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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The Works of the British Poets, Selected and Chronologically Arranged ...

1852
...and so huge, that each apart Would ask a life to wail ; but chief of all, O loss of sight, of theo oo fast, They must be verified at lost, Behold the fatal day arrive ! " How is t 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 Spectator [by J. Addison and others] with sketches of the ..., Volumes 9-10

Spectator The - 1853
...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 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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Milton's Poetical Works: With Life, Critical ..., Page 109, Volume 2

John Milton - 1853
...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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THE POETICAL WORKS OF JOHN MILTON.

REV. JOHN MITFORD - 1853
...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, Dungeon, or beggary, or decrepit age ! Light, the prime work of God, to me's extinct, ?o And all her various objects of...
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Milton's Poetical Works: With Life, Critical Dissertation, and ..., Volume 2

John Milton, George Gilfillan - 1853
...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, Light, the prime work of God, to me is extinct, And all her various objects of delight, Annull'd, which...
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A cyclopædia of poetical quotations, arranged by H.G. Adams

Cyclopaedia - 1853 - 733 pages
...dark, dark, amid the blaze of noon; Irrevocably dark! total eclipse, Without all hope of day. ****** 0 loss of sight, of thee I most complain! Blind among enemies, O worse than chains, Dungeons, or beggary, or decrepid age! Light, the prime work of God, to me's extinct, And all her various...
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