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" On His Blindness When I consider how my light is spent Ere half my days in this dark world and wide, And that one talent which is death to hide Lodged with me useless, though my soul more bent To serve therewith my Maker, and present My true account,... "
Songs of Three Centuries - Page 36
edited by - 1876 - 352 pages
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The Prose Works of John Milton

John Milton - 1835 - 976 pages
...him. These sonnets show that his right hand had lost none of its cunning, and may be introduced here. ON HIS BLINDNESS When I consider how my light is spent...is death to hide, Lodged with me useless, though my soul more bent To serve therewith my Maker, and present My true account, lest he, returning, chide...
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Sacred Classics, Or, Cabinet Library of Divinity, Volume 21

Richard Cattermole, Henry Stebbing - 1835
...or soon or slow, It shall be still in strictest measure even To that same lot, however mean or high, Toward which time leads me, and the will of Heaven...use it so, As ever in my great Task-master's eye. SONNET II. TO A VIRTUOUS YOUNG I.ADY. LADY, that in the prime of earliest youth, Wisely hast shun'd...
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Sacred Poetry of the Seventeenth Century: Including the Whole of ..., Volume 1

Giles Fletcher - 1836
...or soon or slow, It shall be still in strictest measure even To that same lot, however mean or high, Toward which time leads me, and the will of Heaven...use it so, As ever in my great Task-master's eye. SONNET II. TO A VIRTUOUS YOUNG I.AHY. LADY, that in the prime of earliest youth, Wisely hast shun'd...
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Southern Literary Messenger, Volume 4

1838
...a decided exception. And I shall transcribe one of the great poet's Sonnets to bear me out. "ON MY BLINDNESS. " When I consider how my light is spent...death to hide, Lodged with me, useless, though my soul were bent To serve therewith my Maker, and present My true account, lest he, returning, chide...
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Sabbath Recreations: Or, Select Poetry of a Religious Kind

Emily Taylor - 1839 - 288 pages
...wandering ball; Sees all, as if that all were one; Loves one, as if that one were all; MILTON'S SONNET ON HIS BLINDNESS. WHEN I consider how my light is...is death to hide, Lodged with me useless, though my soul more bent To serve therewith my Maker, and present My true account, lest he return and chide....
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Literary leaves; or, Prose and verse chiefly written in India

David Lester Richardson - 1840
...from these may grow A hundred fold, who, having learned the way, Early may fly the Babylonian woe. ON HIS BLINDNESS. WHEN I consider how my light is...is death to hide, Lodged with me useless, though my soul more bent To serve therewith my Maker, and present My true account, lest he, returning chide ;...
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The Christian's Book of Gems: A Selection of Sacred Poetry

Christian - 1840 - 288 pages
...crown ! Give what thou canst, without thee we are poor : And with thee rich, take what thou wilt away. ON HIS BLINDNESS. WHEN I consider how my light is...is death to hide, Lodged with me useless, though my soul more bent To serve therewith my Maker, and present My true account, lest he, returning, chide...
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The Christian's Book of Gems: A Selection of Sacred Poetry

1840 - 288 pages
...crown! Give what thou canst, without thee we are poor: And with thee rich, take what thou wilt away. ON HIS BLINDNESS. WHEN I consider how my light is...is death to hide, Lodged with me useless, though my soul more bent To serve therewith my Maker, and present My true account, lest he, returning, chide...
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Literary Leaves; Or, Prose and Verse Chiefly Written in India, Volume 2

David Lester Richardson - 1840
...from these may grow A hundred fold, who, having learned the way, Early may fly the Babylonian woe. ON HIS BLINDNESS. WHEN I consider how my light is...is death to hide, Lodged with me useless, though my soul more bent To serve therewith my Maker, and present My true account, lest he, returning chide ;...
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Literary Leaves, Volume 2

David Lester Richardson - 1840
...from these may grow A hundred fold, who, having learned the way, Early may fly the Babylonian woe. ON HIS BLINDNESS. WHEN I consider how my light is...is death to hide, Lodged with me useless, though my soul more bent To serve therewith my Maker, and present My true account, lest he, returning chide ;...
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