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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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Poems of the Inner Life: Selected Chiefly from Modern Authors

Robert Crompton Jones - 1866 - 288 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...ever in my great task-master's eye. ON HIS BLINDNESS. WHSN I consider how my light is spent MILTON. Era half my days, in this dark world and wide, And that...
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Methodist Review, Volume 48

1866
...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 Taskmaster's eye." By leave from his father and a due supply of money, (Milton had yet earned nothing in life to subsist...
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Foliorum silvula, selections for translation into Latin and Greek verse, by ...

Hubert Ashton Holden - 1866
...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. J. MILTON r 375 TRANQUILLITY ' N this tumultuous sphere for thee unfit how seldom art thou found, Tranquillity!...
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Gems of English poetry from Chaucer to the present times, selected and ...

Mary Anne Marzials - 1867 - 295 pages
...sweetness, through mine ear, Dissolve me into ecstasies, And bring all heaven before mine eyes. 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...
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The Book of the Sonnet, Volume 1

Leigh Hunt, Samuel Adams Lee - 1867
...Chapel in the capital of Piedmont, and under the auspices of a king of the Duke of Savoy's house. IV. 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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Gems of English poetry from Chaucer to the present times, selected and ...

Mary Anne Marzials - 1867 - 295 pages
...sweetness, through mine ear, Dissolve me into ecstasies, And bring all heaven before mine eyes. 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...
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Recollections of a Busy Life

Horace Greeley - 1868 - 624 pages
...reflected on Miltoi sonnets on his blindness, which, however faru make no apology for citing : ON HIS BLINDNESS. When I consider how my light is...is death to hide, Lodged with me useless, though my soul more I To serve therewith my Maker, and present My true account, lest he returning chide; " Doth...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem in Twelve Books

John Milton - 1868 - 409 pages
...godliness ; and yet thy heart The lowliest duties on herself did lay." TWO OP MILTON'S SONNETS. I. 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 Sly true account, lest He returning chide;...
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Recollections of a Busy Life: Including Reminiscences of American Politics ...

Horace Greeley - 1868 - 624 pages
...two sonnets on his blindness, which, however familiar, I shall make no apology for citing : OK 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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Recollections of a Busy Life

Horace Greeley - 1868 - 624 pages
...his two sonnets on his blindness, which, however familiar, I shall make no apology for citing : ON HIS BLINDNESS. . When I consider how my light is...talent which is death to hide, Lodged with me useless, thongh my soul more bent To serve therewith my Maker, and present My true account, lest he returning...
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