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" Or sight of vernal bloom, or summer's rose, Or flocks, or herds, or human face divine ; But cloud instead, and everduring dark Surrounds me, from the cheerful ways of men Cut off, and for the book of knowledge fair Presented with a universal blank Of... "
The poetical works of John Milton, with a memoir by J. Montgomery - Page 73
by John Milton - 1843
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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1845 - 490 pages
...knowledge fair Presented with a universal blank Of Nature's works, to me expunged and rased, And wisdom3 at one entrance quite shut out. So much the rather...see and tell Of things invisible to mortal sight. SATAN'S MEETING WITH URIEL IN THE sira.4 HE soon Saw within ken a glorious angel stand, The same whom...
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Report of the Committee of Council on Education (England and Wales ..., Volume 2

Great Britain. Council on Education - 1846 - 548 pages
...returns Day, or the sweet approach of ev'n or morn, But cloud instead, and ever during dark Surround me — from the cheerful ways of men Cut off, —...see and tell Of things invisible to mortal sight. Geography — Historical and Descriptive. 1. Give some account of the history of China. 2. Give an...
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Minutes ...: Correspondence, Financial Statements, Etc., and ..., Volume 2

Great Britain. Committee on Education - 1846 - 544 pages
...returns Hay, or the sweet approach of ev'n or morn, But cloud instead, and ever during dark Surround me — from the cheerful ways of men Cut off, —...see and tell Of things invisible to mortal sight. Geography — Historical and Descriptive. 1. Give some account of the history of China. 2. Give an...
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Moral Heroism; Or, The Trials and Triumphs of the Great and Good

Clara Lucas Balfour - 1846 - 392 pages
...Surrounds me. From the cheerful ways of men Cut off, and for the book of knowledge fair Presented with an universal blank Of nature's works, to me expunged...Purge and disperse, that I may see and tell Of things in visible to mortal sight." The " Paradise Lost" was not the only poem that Milton gave to the world...
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Practical Elocution: Containing Illustrations of the Principles of Reading ...

Samuel Niles Sweet - 1846 - 340 pages
...book of knowledge fair, Presented with a universal blank Of nature's works, to me expunged and razed ; And wisdom at one entrance quite shut out. So much...see and tell Of things invisible to mortal sight. The above poetic address, in which Milton laments the loss of his sight, is one of his happiest efforts....
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Short memoirs of eminent men

Short memoirs - 1847 - 170 pages
...book of knowledge fair, Presented with an universal blank Of nature's works, to me expung'd and ras'd, And wisdom at one entrance quite shut out. So much...see and tell Of things invisible to mortal sight." His first wife died in the year 1602, leaving him three daughters; and he not long afterwards married...
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The Poetical Works, of John Milton: With a Memoir and Seven Embellishments

John Milton - 1847 - 604 pages
...universal blank Of Nature's works, to me expunged and rased ; And wisdom at one entrance quite shut out. 50 So much the rather thou, celestial Light, Shine inward,...see, and tell Of things invisible to mortal sight. 55 Now had the Almighty Father from above, From the pure empyrean, where he sits High throned, above...
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Annual Report of the American Institute of the City of New York

American Institute of the City of New York - 1847 - 600 pages
...raz'd. So much the rather, tliou celestial light, Shine inward, and the mind through all her powen Irradiate — there plant eyes; all mist from thence...see and tell Of things invisible to mortal sight." How consoling to your minds must it be to know that Milton, without sight, was able to enjoy an intellectual...
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Paradise Lost: In Twelve Parts. Night Thoughts on Life, Death and ...

John Milton, Edward Young - 1848 - 600 pages
...summer's rose, Or flocks, or herds, or Iraman face divine ; But cloud instead, and everduring dark 45 So much the rather thou, celestial Light, Shine inward,...see and tell Of things invisible to mortal sight. 55 Now had the Almighty Father from above, V'rom the pure empyrean where he sits High throned above...
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Exercises in Rhetorical Reading: With a Series of Introductory Lessons ...

Richard Green Parker - 1849 - 466 pages
...of knowledge fair, Presented with an universal blank 40 Of nature's works, to me expunged and razed, And wisdom, at one entrance, quite shut out. So much...see and tell Of things invisible to mortal sight. Milton. EXERCISE XCVII. Intellectual Improvement. THE great mass of mankind consider the intellectual...
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