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" Thus with the year Seasons return, but not to me returns Day, or the sweet approach of even or morn, Or sight of vernal bloom, or summer's rose, Or flocks, or herds, or human face divine: But cloud instead, and ever-during dark Surrounds me... "
Exercises in Reading and Recitation - Page 50
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Hansard's Parliamentary Debates

Great Britain. Parliament - 1838
... "Thus with the year Seasons return ; but not to me returns Day, or the sweet approach of eve or morn, Or sight of vernal bloom or summer's rose, Or...Presented with a universal blank Of nature's works to me expunged and rased." Almost literally did these beautiful lines apply to the situation of that child....
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The churches of London, by G. Godwin assisted by J. Britton, Volume 1

George Godwin - 1838
...beautifully alludes to this deprivation. " Not to me returns Day, or the sweet approach of even or morn, Or sight of vernal bloom, or summer's rose,...and for the book of knowledge fair Presented with an universal blank Of nature's works to me expunged and ras'd, And wisdom at one entrance quite shut...
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Biography of the Blind: Or The Lives of Such as Have Distinguished ...

James Wilson - 1838 - 300 pages
...PROM HIS INFANCY. FOURTH EDITION. ' But not to me returns Day, or the sweet approach ofev'n or mom, Or sight of vernal bloom, or summer's rose ; Or flocks,...and for the book of knowledge fair Presented with an universal blank." BIRMINGHAM : PRINTED BT JW SHOWELL, 48, NEW-STREET, AND SOLD ONLY BT THE AUTHOR....
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EXTRACTS FROM THE DIARY AND OTHER MANUSCRIPTS OF THE LATE FREDERIC JAMES ...

Frederic James Post, of Islington - 1838
...5.5. " Thus with the year Seasons return, but not to me returns5 Day, or the sweet approach of even or morn, Or sight of vernal bloom, or summer's rose,...instead, and ever-during dark Surrounds me; from the rheerful ways of men Cut off; and, for the book of knowledge fair, 5 " Now Spring returns : but not...
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Exile and Change in Renaissance Literature

A. Bartlett Giamatti - 1984 - 172 pages
...says: Thus with the year Seasons return, but not to me returns Day, or the sweet approach of Ev'n or Morn, Or sight of vernal bloom, or Summer's Rose,...But cloud instead, and ever-during dark Surrounds me . . . So much the rather thou Celestial Light Shine inward, and the mind through all her powers Irradiate,...
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Remembering and Repeating: Biblical Creation in Paradise Lost

Regina M. Schwartz, Schwartz Regina M. - 1988 - 144 pages
...inward now, just as Adam's lost paradise becomes a ' 'paradise within thee, happier far" (XII. 587). ever-during dark Surrounds me, from the cheerful ways...Book of knowledge fair Presented with a Universal blanc Of Nature's works to me expung'd and ras'd, And wisdom at one entrance quite shut out. So much...
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The Works of John Milton: With an Introduction and Bibliography

John Milton - 1994 - 486 pages
...note. Thus with the year 40 Seasons return; but not to me returns Day, or the sweet approach of even or morn, Or sight of vernal bloom, or summer's rose,...ever-during dark Surrounds me, from the cheerful ways of men Presented with a universal blank Of Nature's works, to me expunged and rased, And wisdom at one entrance...
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Speak Silence: Rhetoric and Culture in Blake's Poetical Sketches

Mark L. Greenberg - 1996 - 221 pages
..."with the year / Seasons return," not to the speaker returns Day, or the sweet approach of ev'n or morn, Or sight of vernal bloom, or summer's rose,...face divine; But cloud instead, and ever-during dark, "a universal blank /Of Nature's works to [him] expunged and razed"? Only Autumn responds and appears...
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The Triumph of Augustan Poetics: English Literary Culture from Butler to Johnson

Blanford Parker, Parker Blanford, Professor of Literary History Faculty of English Howard Erskine-Hill - 1998 - 262 pages
...common motifs of Davidic naturalism, "But not to me returns / Day, or the sweet approach of ev'n or morn, / Or sight of vernal bloom, or summer's rose...But cloud instead and ever-during dark / Surrounds me."33 In Prior's passage we also have the returning cloud, the darkening of nature, but in the context...
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Milton and the Natural World: Science and Poetry in Paradise Lost

Karen L. Edwards - 2005 - 280 pages
...sight of vernal bloom, or summer's rose, Or flocks, or herds, or human face divine; But cloud in stead, and ever-during dark Surrounds me, from the cheerful...Presented with a universal blank Of nature's works to me expunged and razed, And wisdom at one entrance quite shut out. So much the rather thou celestial Light...
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