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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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Beauties of the British Poets, with a Few Introd. Observations

George Croly (Rev., ed) - 1854
...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 beggary, or decrepit age ! Light, the prime work of God, to me extinct, And all her various objects of delight...
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Lectures and Addresses

Redmond Barry (Sir) - 1854
...that I may see and tell Of things invisible to mortal sight. Milton's Paradise Lost, Book III. 1-55. O loss of sight, of thee I most complain ; Blind among enemies, 0 worse than chains, Dungeon, or beggary, or decrepit age ! Light, the prime work of God, to me is...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: A New Edition Carefully Revised from the ...

John Milton - 1855 - 570 pages
...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, Dungeon or beggary, or decrepit age! And all her various...
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Excelsior: Helps to Progress in Religion, Science, and Literature, Volumes 5-6

James Hamilton - 1856
...but a transcript of Milton's own feelings, who had both possessed and lost it : "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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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1856 - 776 pages
...more with empire join'd. , IV. >tf SAMSON'S LAMENTATION FOR HIS BLINDNESS. 0 loss of sight, of time I most complain ! Blind among enemies, O worse than chains, Dungeon, or beggar)-, or decrepit age! Light, tho prime work. of God, to me is extinct, 4nd all her various objects...
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Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1848 - 776 pages
...thyself; much more with empire join'd. farad* Rtfuiud, IT. >3* SAMSON'S LAMENTATION TOR HIS III.INDNESS. O loss of sight, of thee I most complain ! Blind among enemies, O worse than chains, T^--i"»on, or beggary, or c • decrepit age In power of others, never in my own ; Scarce half I seem...
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Select specimens of the English poets, ed. by A. De Vere

Aubrey Thomas De Vere - 1858
...now, and find him Eyeless in Gaza, at the mill with slaves, Himself in bonds, under Philistian yoke. 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 is extinct, And all her various objects of delight...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1858 - 762 pages
...empire join'd. PmitiM Ktfaaad, IV. nf SAMSON'S LAMENTATION FOR HIS BLINDNESS. 0 loss of sight, of thefl 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, A.nd 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 - 1859
...death shall be my doom, Shall join my soul to thee. Addison. SAMSON'S LAMENT OVER HIS BLINDNESS.1 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 is extinct, And all her various objects of delight...
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A Tractate on Language: With Observations on the French Tongue, Eastern ...

Gordon Willoughby James Gyll - 1860 - 388 pages
...feel ! Again, Samson when blind, and in the power of his enemies, piteously pours forth his laments. O loss of sight, of thee I most complain ! Blind among...enemies ! O, worse than chains, Dungeon or beggary or decrepit age. Expostulation is related to interrogation, by which the person injured urges the offender...
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