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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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Exiled from Light: Divine Law, Morality, and Violence in Milton's Samson ...

Derek N. C. Wood - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 247 pages
...sylleptic references to the intertext, looked at in chapter 2, show his deficiencies and ignorance: 'O dark, dark, dark, amid the blaze of noon, / Irrecoverably dark, total eclipse' (80-1). In this, the most allusive passage in the play, Samson cries out his profound loss of hope...
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Poetry and the Fate of the Senses

Susan Stewart - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 447 pages
...blind hero, wrote powerfully in "Samson Agonistes" of the soul's light in a context of solar eclipse: 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 is the moon, When she deserts the night Hid in her vacant interlunar...
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Disappearing Persons: Shame and Appearance

Benjamin Kilborne - Psychology - 2002 - 192 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. . . . The Sun to me is dark and silent as the moon. Sampson recognizes what he has done to bring upon...
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Fault Lines and Controversies in the Study of Seventeenth-century English ...

Claude J. Summers, Ted-Larry Pebworth - History - 2002 - 236 pages
...Having in Englands zodiack begun His course. ^5 For Samson, the sun has set, giving way to darkness — amid the blaze of noon, Irrecoverably dark, total eclipse Without all hope of day. (S4 11. 80-82) — a reflection of his inner condition. The extinction of Samson's hopes and 24. Dryden...
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John Milton: Paradise regained and Samson Agonistes

John Martin Evans - Literary Collections - 2002 - 396 pages
...amid the blaze of noon, Irreeoverably dark, total Eelipse Without all hope of dayl O first ereated Beam, and thou great Word, Let there be light, and...light was over all; Why am I thus bereav'd thy prime deeree? The Sun to me is dark And silent as the Moon, When she deserts the night Hid in her vaeant...
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Literature and Dissent in Milton's England

Sharon Achinstein - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2003 - 302 pages
...darkness, not only physically blind but also incarcerated, doubly barred from the light of the sun: "O dark, dark, dark, amid the blaze of noon,/ Irrecoverably dark, total Eclipse/ Without all hope of day!" (SA, 80-82) - the opposite to the Restored monarchy's self-image of a sun-bringing, sun-dwelling king....
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The Major Works

John Milton - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 966 pages
...Irrecoverably dark, total eclipse Without all hope of day! 0 first-created beam, and thou great word. Lei 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,0 When she deserts the night...
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Mocked with Death: Tragic Overliving from Sophocles to Milton

Emily R. Wilson - History - 2004 - 289 pages
...about God's timing. Samson cannot believe his light could ever come out again. There is only darkness, "O dark, dark, dark, amid the blaze of noon, / Irrecoverably dark, total eclipse / Without all hope of day!" (80-82). But the comparison of blindness to a natural eclipse might imply that the darkness will be...
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The Story of My Life

Helen Keller - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 471 pages
...with sorrow. Ah, how well I understand his deprivation—the perpetual night in which he dwelt— 0 dark, dark, dark, amid the blaze of noon, Irrecoverably dark, total eclipse Without all hope of day! In imagination I can hear Homer singing, as with unsteady, hesitating steps he gropes his way from...
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Alpha and Omega: The Search for the Beginning and End of the Universe

Charles Seife - Science - 2004 - 294 pages
...revolution was fully under way. Chapter 6 The Dark Universe [WHAT'S THE MATTER WITH MATTER?] Ofirst created Beam, and Thou great Word, "Let there be light, and light UiM over all"; Why am I thus bereav'd thy prime decree? — JOHN MILTON, SAMSON AGONISTES Cosmology...
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