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" Why am I thus bereav'd thy prime decree? The sun to me is dark And silent as the moon. When she deserts the night Hid in her vacant interlunar cave. "
The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and critical, by ... - Page 10
by English poets - 1790
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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
...of noon, Irrecoverably dark, total eclipse Without all hope of day! O first created Beam, and thou great Word, "Let 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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Exiled from Light: Divine Law, Morality, and Violence in Milton's Samson ...

Derek N. C. Wood - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 247 pages
...of noon, Irrecoverably dark, total eclipse Without all hope of day! O first-created beam, and thou great word, Let there be light, and light was over all; Why am I thus bereaved thy prime decree? Since light so necessary is to life, And almost life itself, if it be true...
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John Milton: Paradise regained and Samson Agonistes

John Martin Evans - Literary Collections - 2002 - 396 pages
...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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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
...of noon, Irrecoverably dark, total eclipse Without all hope of day! O first created beam, and thou great word, Let 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, When she deserts the night...
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Citizen-Saints: Shakespeare and Political Theology

Julia Reinhard Lupton - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 277 pages
...man or worm: the vilest here excel me, They creep, yet see . . . [...] O first created Beam, and thou great Word, "Let there be light, and light was over all": Why am I thus bereav'd thy prime decree? [67-83] The contrast between man and worm, between the upright creature and the crawling and swarming...
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The Open Studio: Essays on Art and Aesthetics

Susan Stewart - Art - 2005 - 307 pages
...of noon, Irrecoverably dark, total eclipse Without all hope of day! O first-created beam, and thou great Word, 'Let 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, When she deserts the night,...
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Samson Agonistes

John Milton - Poetry - 2006 - 124 pages
...half. 0 dark, dark, dark, dark, dark, amid Without all hope of day! 0 first created Beam, and thou great Word, Let there be light, and light was over all; Why am I thus bereav'd thy prime decree? 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 Invisible Flâneuse?: Gender, Public Space, and Visual Culture in ...

Aruna D'Souza, Tom McDonough - Art - 2006 - 185 pages
...blind man in the mouth of another, from Samson Agonistes, by Milton: O first created Beam, and thou great Word, Let there be light, and light was over all; Why am I thus bereav'd thy prime decree? 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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Romanticism: Romanticism, belief, and philosophy

Michael O'Neill, Mark Sandy - European literature - 2006 - 348 pages
...both as a bereavement which amounts to death-by-word ("decree") — O first created Beam, and thou great Word, 'Let there be light, and light was over all'; Why am I thus bereav'd thy prime decree? (11. 83-85) —and what follows, a lament for the siting of seeing in the eye, takes us directly to...
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