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" Thus with the year Seasons return; but not to me returns Day, or the sweet approach of ev'n or morn, Or sight of vernal bloom, or summer's rose, Or flocks, or herds, or human face divine; But cloud instead, and ever-during dark Surrounds me, from the... "
A cyclopædia of poetical quotations, arranged by H.G. Adams - Page 121
by Cyclopaedia - 1853 - 733 pages
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The Christian Lady's Magazine, Volume 27

Christian life - 1847
...him. " Thus with the year Seasons return, but not to me returns Day, or the sweet approach of even or morn, Or sight of vernal bloom, or summer's rose, Or flocks, or herds, or human face divine ; But cloud instead, and ever-during dark Surrounds me, from the cheerful ways of men Cut off, and for the...
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The Picture of Liverpool, Or Stranger's Guide

1834
...— " Thus with the year Seasons return ; but not to me returns Day, or the sweet approach of even or morn, Or sight of vernal bloom, or summer's rose, Or flocks, or herds, or human face divine ; But cloud instead, and ever-during dark Surrounds me, from the cheerful ways of men Cut off, and for the...
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Analysis of the Principles of Rhetorical Delivery as Applied in Reading and ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1835 - 404 pages
...here at the suggestion of a friend. Thus with the year Seasons return ; but not to me returns Diiy , or the sweet approach of ev'n or morn , Or sight of...rose. Or flocks, or herds, or human face divine ; But cloud instead, and ever during dirk Surrounds me Another example may be seen in the beautiful little...
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Lectures on the Atheistic Controversy: Delivered in the Months of February ...

Benjamin Godwin - Atheism - 1835 - 350 pages
...Man is not made to vegetate, he must provide for himself, or perish ; Iwithout the power of vision, Or sight of vernal bloom, or summer's rose, Or flocks,...divine ; But clouds instead, and ever-during dark Surround me ! From the cheerful ways of men Cut off; and for the book of knowledge fair, Presented...
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Anecdotes of the Blind

Abram V. Courtney - Blind - 1835 - 52 pages
...daughters. He felt the loss of his sight keenly, as will appear from the following pathetic lines : — "Thus with the year Seasons return, but not to me returns Day, or the sweet approach of ev'n or innrn, Or sight of vernal bloom, or summer's rose, Or flocks, or herds, or human face divine ; But...
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Creating States: Studies in the Performative Language of John Milton and ...

Angela Esterhammer - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 245 pages
...rehearsal of the original creative events even as he denies their visible reality for him: not to me returns Day, or the sweet approach of Ev'n or Morn,...Summer's Rose, Or flocks, or herds, or human face divine (PL 3.41-4) The difference between 'holy Light, offspring of Heav'n first-born' (named in the...
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Fellowship in Paradise Lost: Vergil, Milton, Wordsworth, Volume 97

André Verbart, Andreas Franciscus Maria Verbart - Aeneas (Legendary character) in literature - 1995 - 314 pages
...restorative and regenerative role because of his blindness. Indeed. Milton himself comes close to saying so: Thus with the Year Seasons return, but not to me returns...approach of Ev'n or Morn. Or sight of vernal bloom, or Summers Rose, Or flocks, or heards, or human face divine; But cloud in stead, and ever-during dark...
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Paradise Lost (MAXNotes Literature Guides)

Corinna Siebert Ruth - Study Aids - 2015 - 186 pages
...nature. Thus with the year Seasons return; but not to me returns Day, or the sweet approach of even or morn, Or sight of vernal bloom, or summer's rose, Or flocks, or herds, or human face divine; But cloud instead. P. L, III, 40-45 He has been shunned from "the book of knowledge fair." Since the days...
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Speak Silence: Rhetoric and Culture in Blake's Poetical Sketches

Mark L. Greenberg - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 221 pages
...possibility that the apostrophes are vain, that though "with the year / Seasons return," not to the speaker returns Day, or the sweet approach of ev'n or morn,...rose, Or flocks, or herds, or human face divine; But cloud instead, and ever-during dark, "a universal blank /Of Nature's works to [him] expunged and razed"?...
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The Triumph of Augustan Poetics: English Literary Culture from Butler to Johnson

Blanford Parker, Parker Blanford, Professor of Literary History Faculty of English Howard Erskine-Hill - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 262 pages
...outward sight. The passage in Milton incorporates the common motifs of Davidic naturalism, "But not to me returns / Day, or the sweet approach of ev'n or morn,...rose / Or flocks or herds or human face divine; / But cloud instead and ever-during dark / Surrounds me."33 In Prior's passage we also have the returning...
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