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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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The Ladies' Repository, Volume 17

Methodist Episcopal Church - 1857
...Then let either of the BONNETS addressed to Syriac Skinner be read : " Syriac, these three years day, these eyes, though clear, To outward view, of blemish...moon, or star, throughout the year, Or man, or woman. Tet I argue not Against Heaven's hand or will, nor bate a jot Of heart or hope ; but still bear up...
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Paradise Lost: With Variorum Notes ... and a Memoir of the Life of Milton ...

John Milton - 1841 - 457 pages
...Paradise Lost. In his beautiful sonnet to Syriac Skinner he thus reverts to his blindness : — -" Yet 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 ? The conscience, friend, to have lost them overplied...
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Poem

Guy Bryan Schott - Commencement ceremonies - 1841 - 48 pages
...struggles. Misfortune may lay a heavy hand on some of you, before a year rolls round ; — yet — " argue not Against Heaven's hand or will, nor bate a jot Of heart or hope ; but still bear up and tteer Right onward!" The hour is past ; and I close with the last — the fondest wish of my heart...
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The Christian year [by J. Keble, ed. by G.W. Doane]. 1st Amer. ed. 3rd Amer. ed

John Keble - 1842
...and majestic. The paraphrase here used of the scriptural phrase " straight forward " is Miltonic,— Against Heaven's hand or will, nor bate a jot Of heart or hope; but still bear up, and steer , RIGHT ONWARD." " Tet, I argue not Sonnet to Cyriac Skinner.] t [It is delightful to see that as the...
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People's Edition of the Entire Works of W. E. Channing, Volume 1

William Ellery Channing - Theology - 1843
...have confided hie lately discovered " Treatise on Christian Doctrine." " 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 supporta me, dost thou ask ? The conscience, Friend, to have lost them overplied...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With a Memoir, and Critical ..., Volume 2

John Milton - 1843
...day, And, when God sends a cheerful hour, refrains. XXII. TO THE SAME. 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 Legion of Liberty!: And Force of Truth, Containing the Thoughts, Words ...

Julius Rubens Ames, Benjamin Lundy - Slavery - 1843 - 308 pages
...see, For all this waste of wealth, and loss of blood. ON HIS BLINDNESS. Cyriac, this three-year's-day these eyes, though clear To outward view, of blemish...Against Heaven's hand or will ; nor bate a jot Of heart and hope ; but stiil bear up and steer Right onward. What supports me, dost thou ask ? The conseienee,...
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Human Physiology: For the Use of Elementary Schools

Charles Alfred Lee - Human physiology - 1843 - 336 pages
...was the case with Milton, or he was afflicted with amaurosis, or palsy of the retina, for he sa,ys, " These eyes, though clear To outward view, of blemish,...appear Of sun, or moon, or star throughout the year !" We also have the power of internal vision when asleep ; and those who have lost their eyes perceive...
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The Legion of Liberty!: And Force of Truth, Containing the Thoughts, Words ...

Julius Rubens Ames, Benjamin Lundy - Slavery - 1843 - 368 pages
...of blood. ON HIS BLINDNESS. Cyriae, this three-year's-day these eyes, though elear To outward vicw, of blemish or of spot, Bereft of light, their seeing...throughout the year, Or man, or woman. Yet I argue nol Against Heaven's hand or will ; nor bate ajot Of heart and hope ; but still bear up and steer Right...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 18

American literature - 1849
...Hear his own noble words in reference to the loss of his eyes, in his sonnet to Cyriac Skinner: — "Yet 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 ? The conscience, friend, to have lost them overplied...
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