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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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Our Christian classics: readings from the best divines, with ..., Volumes 1-2

Christian classics, James Hamilton - 1859
...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...true account, lest He returning chide ; " Doth God exaet day-labour, light denied '! " I fondly ask : but Patience, to prevent That murmur, soon replies,...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1860 - 762 pages
...obnoxious more To all the miseries of life, Life in captivity Among inhuman foes. S'imxm Agontftei, 67. SONNET ON HIS OWN BLINDNESS.* When I consider...chide ; "Doth God exact day-labor, light denied?" I fondly ask : but Patience, to prevent That murrr.ur, soon replies, " God doth iiui need Either man's...
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A COMPENDIUM OF ENGLISH LITERARURE

CHARLES D. CLEVELAND - 1860
...foes. SONNET ON HIS OWN BLINDNESS.3 When I consider how my light is spent Ere half my days, in this dark world and wide, And that one talent3 which is...chide ; " Doth God exact day-labor, light denied ?" I fondly ask: but Patience, to prevent That murmur, soon replies, " God doth 1101 need Either man's work,...
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Select Poetry: Chiefly on Subjects Connected with Religion

Religious poetry, English - 1860 - 272 pages
...consider how ray 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 :—"...
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Rifle, Axe, and Saddle-bags

William Henry Milburn, Thomas Binney - Blind - 1860 - 151 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...Maker, and present My true account, lest he returning ehide : ' Doth God exact day -labour, light denied ? ' I fondly ask ; but Patience, to prevent That...
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The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English ...

Francis Turner Palgrave - English poetry - 1861 - 346 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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The Poetical Works of John Milton: Paradise regined, Samson Agonistes, Comus ...

John Milton - Fall of man - 1861
...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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Gleanings from the English poets, Chaucer to Tennyson, with biogr. notices ...

English poets - 1862
...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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Training school reader. [Ed.] by W.J. Unwin

William Jordan Unwin - 1862
...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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Selections of poetry for reading or study

Selections - 1862 - 319 pages
...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, — "...
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