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" WHEN I consider how my light is spent, Ere half my days in this dark world and wide, And that one Talent which is death to hide Lodged with me useless, though my soul more bent To serve therewith my Maker, and present My true account, lest He returning... "
The Beauties of the British Poets: With a Few Introductory Observations - Page 87
by George Croly - 1849 - 395 pages
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Gleanings from the Poets: For Home and School

American poetry - 1854 - 456 pages
...Milton. WHEN I consider how my light is spent Ere half my days, in this dark world and wide, And that one talent which is death to hide Lodged with me useless...account, lest he returning chide), " Doth God exact day-labor, light denied ? " I fondly ask. But Patience, to prevent That murmur, soon replies, " God...
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A Compendium of English Literature, Chronologically Arranged from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1854 - 796 pages
...consider how my light is spent Ere half my days, in this dark world and wide, I And that one talent3 which is death to hide, Lodged with me useless, though...Maker, and present My true account, lest He, returning, chiJe ; " Doth God exact day-labor, light denied ?" I fondly ask: but Patience, to prevent That murmur,...
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The Complete Poetical Works of John Milton: With Life ...

John Milton - Bookbinding - 1855 - 564 pages
...these may grow A hundred-fold, who, having learned thy way, Early may fly the Babylonian woe. xrv. ON HIS BLINDNESS. WHEN I consider how my light is...chide ; " Doth God exact day-labour, light denied ?" I fondly ask : but Patience, to prevent That murmur, soon replies, " God doth not need Either man's...
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The shower of pearls, a collection of poetry, original and selected, for ...

Charlotte Phillips - English poetry - 1855 - 188 pages
...might of the Gentile, unsmote by the sword, [Lord! Hath melted like snow in the glance of the MILTON ON HIS BLINDNESS. WHEN I consider how my light is...chide ; " Doth God exact day-labour, light denied ? " I fondly ask: But Patience, to prevent That murmur, soon replies, "God doth not need Either man's...
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Gleanings from the Poets: For Home and School

Anna Cabot Lowell - American poetry - 1855 - 452 pages
...Milton. WHEN I consider how my light is spent Ere half my days, in this dark world and wide, And that one talent which is death to hide Lodged with me useless...account, lest he returning chide), " Doth God exact day-labor, light denied ? " I fondly ask. But Patience, to prevent That murmur, soon replies, " God...
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Gleanings from the Poets, for Home and School

American poetry - 1855 - 458 pages
...Milton. WHEN I consider how my light is spent Ere half my days, in this dark world and wide, And that one talent which is death to hide Lodged with me useless...account, lest he returning chide), " Doth God exact day-labor, light denied ? " I fondly ask. But Patience, to prevent That murmur, soon replies, " God...
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Lives of the Illustrious, Volumes 3-5

1856 - 864 pages
...and tell, Of things invisible to mortal sight." We cannot retrain from quoting also his two exquisite sonnets on his blindness: "When I consider how my...death to hide, Lodged with me useless, though my soul mor • bent To serve therewith my Maker, and present My true account, lest He, returning. chide;—...
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Second (-Fourth) reading book. Scriptural and miscellaneous ..., Volume 4

Reading book - 1856 - 352 pages
...consider how my light is spent Ere half my days,* in this dark world and wide, And that one talentt which is death to hide, Lodged with me useless, though...returning, chide ; " Doth God exact day-labour, light deny'd?" I fondly ask : But Patience, to prevent That murmur, soon replies, " God doth not need Either...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1856 - 800 pages
...consider how my light is spent Kre half my diiys, in this dark world and wide, And that one talent 3 which is death to hide, Lodged with me useless, though...present My true account, lest He, returning, chide j " Doth God exact day-labor, light denied V 1 fondly ask : but Patience, to prevent That murmur, soon...
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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1856 - 518 pages
...BLINDNESS.1 WHEN I consider2 how my light is spent Ere half my days, in this dark world and wide, And that one talent which is death to hide, Lodged with me...therewith my Maker, and present My true account, lest He, returmng, chide ; — "Doth God exact day-labour, light denied?" I fondly3 ask : but Patience, to prevent...
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