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" The sun to me is dark And silent as the moon, When she deserts the night, Hid in her vacant interlunar cave. "
On the blindness of Homer, Ossian, and Milton. The Valley of the Rye ... - Page 282
by Nathan Drake - 1822
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Literature: 1981-1990

Tore Fr ngsmyr, Sture All n - Literary Criticism - 1993 - 166 pages
...Indeed, your first view of me, white bearded and ancient, may have turned that gloom into profound dark; dark, dark, dark, amid the blaze of noon, irrecoverably dark, total eclipse. But the case is not as hard as that. I am among the older of the Nobel Laureates and therefore might...
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Milton: The life

William Riley Parker, Gordon Campbell - Religion - 1996 - 1539 pages
...still as a fool In power of others, never in my own; Scarce halfl seem to live, dead more than half. O dark, dark, dark, amid the blaze of noon, Irrecoverably dark, total eclipse Without all hope of day! [67-82] In simple truth we cannot tell when this and Samson's other great speeches on blindness were...
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The Routledge History of Literature in English: Britain and Ireland

Ronald Carter, John McRae - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 584 pages
...poetry, as Samson describes his being 'exiled from light': Eyeless in Gaza at the mill with slaves. O dark, dark, dark, amid the blaze of noon, Irrecoverably dark, total eclipse Without all hope of day! The sun to me is dark And silent as the moon, When she deserts the night Hid in her vacant, interlunar...
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The Haunting Past: Politics, Economics and Race in Caribbean Life

Alvin O. Thompson - Political Science - 1997 - 283 pages
...still as a fool. In power of others, never in my own: Scarce half I seem to live, dead more than half. O dark, dark, dark, amid the blaze of noon, Irrecoverably dark, total Eclipse Without all hope of day! John Milton Caribbean geography and ethnicity In this study the term Caribbean is used to refer to...
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Poetic Designs: An Introduction to Meters, Verse Forms, and Figures of Speech

Stephen Adams - Poetry - 1997 - 252 pages
...express extreme agitation, as in King Lear's famous outburst: Never, never, never, never, never! 0 dark, dark, dark, amid the blaze of noon, Irrecoverably dark, total eclipse Without all hope of day! Archibald MacLeish imagines the end of the world: There is the sudden blackness, the black pall Of...
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Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 669 pages
...this great deliverer now, and find him Eyeless in Gaza at the mill with slaves. 7656 Samson Agonistes rds ... like so many nimble and airy servitors trip...about him at command. 7456 'Arcades' Such sweet co 7657 Samson Agonistes The sun to me is dark And silent as the moon, When she deserts the night Hid...
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Eclipse: A Celestical Shadow Play

B. S. Shylaja, H. R. Madhusudan - Eclipses - 1999 - 149 pages
...finds some place for its description in his work. Here are the impressions of John Milton (1671): "O dark, dark, amid the blaze of noon, Irrecoverably dark, total eclipse Without all hopes of day! O first created Beam, and thou great Word, Let there be light and light over all; Why...
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Chapters into Verse: A Selection of Poetry in English Inspired by the Bible ...

Robert Atwan, Laurance Wieder - Poetry - 2000 - 512 pages
...still as a fool, In power of others, never in my own; Scarce half I seem to live, dead more than half. O dark, dark, dark, amid the blaze of noon, Irrecoverably...there be light, and light was over all"; Why am I thus bereaved thy prime decree? The sun to me is dark And silent as the moon, Hid in her vacant interlunar...
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Nobel Writers on Writing

Ottar G. Draugsvold - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2000 - 297 pages
...Indeed, your first view of me, white bearded and ancient, may have turned that gloom into profound dark; dark, dark, dark, amid the blaze of noon, irrecoverably dark, total eclipse. But the case is not as hard as that Critics have dug into my books until they could come up with something...
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Guilty Creatures : Renaissance Poetry and the Ethics of Authorship ...

Dennis Kezar Assistant Professor of English Vanderbilt University - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 280 pages
..."only the husk and shell" of life. And like Samson, who describes his evident extinction as a darkness "amid the blaze of noon, / Irrecoverably dark, total eclipse / Without all hope of day!" (SA, 80-82), he anticipates death as "an eclipse which oft happeneth as well in clear as cloudy days"...
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