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" CYRIACK, this three years' day these eyes, though clear, To outward view, of blemish or of spot, Bereft of light, their seeing have forgot ; Nor to their idle orbs doth sight appear Of sun, or moon, or star, throughout the year, Or man, or woman. Yet... "
A cyclopędia of poetical quotations, arranged by H.G. Adams - Page 120
by Cyclopaedia - 1853 - 733 pages
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American Quarterly Review, Volume 19

Robert Walsh - Serial publications - 1836
...Almighty. Then let either of the sonnets addressed to Cyriac Skinner be read. "Cyriac, this three years day these eyes, though clear, To outward view, of blemish...the year, Or man or woman. Yet I argue not Against Heav'n's hand or will, nor bate a jot Of heart or hope ; but still bear up and steer Right onward....
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The North American Review, Volume 42

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, Henry Cabot Lodge, James Russell Lowell - American fiction - 1836
...animating influence of cultivated society, touch no responsive chord in their hardened natures. For they, " Bereft of light, their seeing have forgot, Nor to...moon, or star, throughout the year, Or man, or woman." They think every hour given to the calls of friendship, or the amenities of life, lost to the world...
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Jerningham; Or, The Inconsistent Man ...

Sir John William Kaye - 1836 - 978 pages
...CHAPTER XIII. Tell me, do you like this journal-way of writing ; is it not tedious and dull 7 SWIFT. I argue not Against Heaven's hand or will, — nor...jot Of heart or hope, but still bear up and steer Right onward ; what supports me, dost thou ask t The conscience, friend. MILTON. PASSAGES FROM EvERARD...
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The Monthly Review

Books - 1837
...to feel the delicate blending of shades of meaning, in the finely-linked constructions of poetry. " Bereft of light, their seeing have forgot, Nor to...moon, or star, throughout the year, Or man, or woman." They think every hour given to the calls of friendship, or the amenities of life, lost to the world...
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Biography of the Blind: Or The Lives of Such as Have Distinguished ...

James Wilson - Biography - 1838 - 300 pages
...read it without paying to its author the profound homage of my respect. Cyriac, this three-years-day, these eyes, though clear, To outward view, of blemish,...jot Of heart, or hope, but still bear up and steer Right onward. What supports me, dost thou ask ! Tbe conscience, friend, to have lost them, overplied...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes and a Life of the Author, Volume 2

John Mitford - 1838
...what the Swedes intend.' JVeurfon. XXD. TO THE SAME. CYRIAC, this three years day these eyes, tho' clear To outward view, of blemish or of spot, Bereft...appear Of sun, or moon, or star, throughout the year, 5 Or man, or woman. Yet 1 argue not Against Heav'n's hand or will, nor bate a jot Of heart or hope...
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The Christian Teacher, Volume 1

England - 1839
...power, may bear comparison with the best of the Italian. TO CYRIAC SKINNER. Cyriac, this three years day these eyes, though clear To outward view, of blemish...jot Of heart or Hope : but still bear up and steer Right onward. What supports me, dost thou ask ? The Conscience, friend, to have lost them overplied...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes and a Life of the Author, Volume 2

John Milton - 1839
...And Hen. More's Poems, p. 196. XXn. TO THE SAME. • CYRIAC, this three years day these eyes, tho' clear To outward view, of blemish or of spot, Bereft...appear Of sun, or moon, or star, throughout the year, 5 Or man, or woman. Yet 1 argue not Against Heav'n's hand or will, nor bate a jot Of heart or hope...
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The Aldine Magazine of Biography, Bibliography, Criticism, and the ..., Volume 1

1839 - 336 pages
...mighty poet proposed to himself as an example of heroism, when he described his own fortitude — ' I argue not Against heaven's hand or will, nor bate...jot Of heart or hope, but still bear up and steer Right onward'— why is it that Richard II. still commands our tears — even our sympathies ? It is...
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A Memoir of the Late Rev. William Black, Wesleyan Minister, Halifax. N.S ...

Matthew Richey - Clergy - 1839 - 370 pages
...IT." hope of succours from on high commensurate with his necessities, he could confidently say, — " I argue not Against Heaven's hand, or will ; nor bate...jot Of heart or hope ; but still bear up and steer Right onward." Mr. Black was now of age. And it is interesting and delightful to witness the promptitude...
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