Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" 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
Full view - About this book

Lives of the Illustrious, Volumes 3-5

1856
...Of things invisible to mortal sight." We cannot retrain from quoting also his two exquisite sonnets on his blindness: "When I consider how my light is...is death to hide, Lodged with me useless, though my soul mor bent To serve therewith my Maker, and present My true account, lest He, returning. chide;...
Full view - About this book

English poetry, for use in the schools of the Collegiate institution ...

English poetry - 1857
...these may grow A hundred fold, who, having learned thy way, Early may fly the Babylonian woe. HI. 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...
Full view - About this book

Class Book of Poetry: Consisting of Selections from Distinguished English ...

John Seely Hart - 1857 - 384 pages
...obscure And wild? how shall we breathe in other air Less pure, accustomed to immortal fruits V 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, returning, chide...
Full view - About this book

Lectures on the British Poets, Volume 1

Henry Reed - 1857 - 408 pages
...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 Taskmaster's eye." The fruits of what I may call the rural period of Milton's life were r LYCIDAS. 123 those two descriptive...
Full view - About this book

The Life of John Milton: Narrated in Connexion with the Political ..., Volume 1

David Masson - 1859
...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 Taskmaster's eye.' 1 " By this I believe yon may well repent of having made mention at all of this matter; for, if I have...
Full view - About this book

Poets of England and America; being selections from the best authors of both ...

England - 1860 - 472 pages
...happiest of the happy ; AVhen a spring-lock, that lay in ambush there, Fastened her down for ever ! 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 ;...
Full view - About this book

Evenings with the poets and sketches of their favourite scenes, by the ...

Evenings - 1860
...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. TO A VIRTUOUS YOUNG LADY. LADT, that in the prime of earliest youth, Wisely hast shunned the broad...
Full view - About this book

Milton's Comus, with explanatory notes, and Life of Milton. [2 pt. The title ...

John Milton - 1860 - 118 pages
...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." He wrote several poems as college exercises, which he afterwards thought worthy of publication. One...
Full view - About this book

The Poetical Works of John Milton: Paradise regined, Samson Agonistes, Comus ...

John Milton - 1861
...O'er all the Italian fields, where still doth sway The triple tyrant ; that from these may grow XIX. 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...
Full view - About this book

The Poetical Works of John Milton: With a Memoir and Critical ..., Volume 2

John Milton, James Montgomery - 1861
...O'er all the Italian fields, where still doth sway The triple tyrant ; that from these may grow XIX. 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...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download PDF