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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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Arundines cami: Sive, Musarum Cantabrigiensium lusus canori

Henry Drury - 1865 - 376 pages
...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, 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 with a Life of the Author: Preliminary ...

John Milton, Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1865 - 688 pages
...my miseries ; So many, and so huge, that each apart tt Would ask a life to wail; but chief of all, 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 extinct,...
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The British Poets, Volume 3

1866
...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's extinct, ro And all her various objects of...
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Lyra Consolationis: Or, Hymns for the Day of Sorrow & Weariness

Horatius Bonar - 1866 - 317 pages
...the skies ; Then soars aloft, in glory veiled, And in fruition dies. LAWSON. THOUGHTS IN 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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Extracts from English Literature

John Rolfe - 1867 - 383 pages
...fair tulip thou dost dote ; Thou cloth'st it a gay and party-colour'd coat. COWLEY. Bur 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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Annual Reports of the Officers of State of the State of Indiana, Part 1

Indiana - 1867
...misfortune. Like Milton, in his " Sampson Agonistes," they exclaim in the bitterness of despair: " Oh 1 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 variousobjects of delight...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from the English Poets

Henry George Bohn - 1867 - 715 pages
...blaze of noon ; Irrevocably dark ! total eclipse, Without all hope of day. Milton, Samson Agonisiei. O, loss of sight, of thee I most complain ! Blind among enemies, O worse than chains, Dungeons, or beggary, or decrepid age 1 Light, the prime work of God, to me s extinct, And all her...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: To which is Prefixed a Biography of the ...

John Milton, Edward Phillips - 1868 - 574 pages
...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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Essays on English writers, by the author of 'The gentle life'.

James Hain Friswell - 1869
...Agonistes," in which Milton, in the person of Samson, most touchingly refers to his own 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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Choice Specimens of English Literature: Selected from the Chief English ...

Thomas Budd Shaw, William Smith - 1869 - 477 pages
...complete Within thyself; much more with empire joined. FROM "SAMSON AGONISTES." 136, LAMENT on SAMSON. 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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