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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... "
A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ... - Page 259
by Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1865 - 776 pages
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Specimens of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical Notices, and ...

Thomas Campbell - Authors, English - 1841 - 716 pages
...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...and present My true account, lest He returning chide ; ' I Mi God exact day-labour, light denied,' I fondly ask .' but Patience to prevent That murmur,...
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The life of Isaac Milner; comprising a portion of his correspondence and ...

Mary Milner - 1842
...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...account lest He, returning, chide; 'Doth God exact day-labour, light denied ?' I fondly ask: but patience, to prevent That murmur, soon replies, ' God...
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The Life of Isaac Milner, D.D., F.R.S., Dean of Carlisle, President of Queen ...

Mary Milner, Isaac Milner - Mathematicians - 1842 - 722 pages
...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...account lest He, returning, chide; 'Doth God exact day-labour, light denied ?' I fondly ask : but patience, to prevent That murmur, soon replies, ' God...
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Perennial Flowers

Children's poetry - 1843 - 172 pages
...I consider how my life 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...account, lest he returning chide ; Doth God exact day -labor, light denied ? I fondly ask ; but patience, to prevent That murmur, soon replies, God doth...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With a Memoir, and Critical ..., Volume 2

John Milton - 1843
...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...account, lest he, returning, chide ; " Doth God exact day-labour, light denied ?" I fondly ask : but Patience, to prevent That murmur, soon replies, " God...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 214

1897
...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...chide. "Doth God exact day-labor, light denied?" I fondly ask. But patience, to prevent That murmur, soon replies, "God doth not need Either man's work,...
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Specimens of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical Notices, and ...

Thomas Campbell - Authors, English - 1844 - 716 pages
...I consider how my light is spent Ere half my days in this dark world and wide, And that one talent tempts, enraged, not giving way To anything he meets...near, This noblest beast of chase, that vainly doth b day-labour, light denied,' I fondly ask ! but Patience to prevent That murmur, soon replies, 'God doth...
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English poetry, for use in the schools of the Collegiate institution ...

William John Conybeare - 1844
...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...account, lest he, returning, chide ; " Doth God exact day-labour, light denied ?" I fondly ask: but Patience, to prevent That murmur, soon replies, " God...
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Table Talk: Opinions on Books, Men, and Things

William Hazlitt - Table-talk - 1845
...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...returning chide; Doth God exact day-labor, light denied, I fondly ask : But patience, to prevent That murmur, soon replies, God doth not need Either man's work...
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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1845
...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 useless, though...account, lest He, returning, chide ; — "Doth God exact day-labour, light denied?" I fondly3 ask : but Patience, to prevent That murmur, soon replies ; —...
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