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" neath a curtain of translucent dew, Bathed in the rays of the great setting flame, Hesperus with the host of heaven came, And lo! Creation widened in man's view. "
The life of the rev. Joseph Blanco White, written by himself. Ed. by J.H. Thom - Page 48
by Joseph Blanco White - 1845
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The Bijou; or, Annual of literature and the arts

1828
...creation widened on his view ! Who could have thought what darkness lay concealed Within thy beams, oh Sun ? Or who could find, Whilst fly, and leaf, and insect stood revealed, That to such endless orbs thou inad'st us blind ? Weak man ! Why to shun death, this anxious strife? If light can...
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The Bijou: An Annual of Literature and the Arts, Volume 1

1828
...widened on his view ! Who could have thought what darkness lay concealed Within thy beams, oh Sun 1 Or who could find, Whilst fly, and leaf, and insect stood revealed, That to such endless orbs thou mad'st us blind ? Weak man ! Why to shun death, this anxious strife? If light can...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for the Year ..., Volume 157

1835
...came. And lo ! — Creation widened on his view ! Who could have thought what darkness lay conceal'd Within thy beams. O Sun ? or who could find Whilst fly, and leaf, and insect stood reveal'd That to such endless orbs thou mad'st us blind? Weak man, why to shun Death this anxious strife...
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The United States Magazine and Democratic Review, Volume 20

1847
...Creation widened in man's view. Who could have thought such darkness lay concealed, Within thy beams, О sun ? or who could find, Whilst fly, and leaf, and...insect stood revealed, That to such countless orbs thnu mad'st us blind ? Why do we, then, shun death with anxious strife— If light can thus deceive,...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 214

1897
...language." and apparently It was the only moment of poetic inspiration in his life. The sonnet is called Mysterious Night! when our first parent knew Thee...Within thy beams, O Sun! or who could find, Whilst flow'r and leaf and insect stood revealed, That to such countless orbs thou mad'st us blind! Why do...
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The American Journal of Insanity, Volume 53

1896
...came, And lo! creation widened in man's view. Who could have thought such darkness lay concealed Within beams, O Sun ! or who could find. Whilst fly and leaf and insect are revealed, That to such glorious orbs thou mad'st us blind? " There is an awe and a wonder in darkness...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 42

1854
...creation widen'd in man's view. Who could have thought such darkness lay conceal'd Within thy beams, 0 Sun ! or who could find, Whilst fly, and leaf, and insect stood reveal'd. That to such countless orbs thou mad'st us blind ! Wby do we then shun death, with anxious...
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The Christian Reformer, Or, Unitarian Magazine and Review, Volume 1

1845
...Creation widened in Man's view. Who could have thought such Darkness lay concealed Within thy beams, О Sun ! or who could find, Whilst fly, and leaf, and...insect stood revealed, That to such countless Orbs thon mad' st us blind ! Why do we then shun Death with anxious strife ? If Light can thus deceive,...
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Poetry for Home and School ...

Anna Cabot Lowell - 1846
...communion tends To make us what we are : — even I Regained my freedom with a sigh. . — /. Slmua mit». MYSTERIOUS night ! when our first parent knew Thee,...insect stood revealed, That to such countless orbs them mad'st us blind ? Why do we, then, shun death with anxious strife ? If light can thus deceive,...
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The Baptist Record, and Biblical Repository, Volume 3

1846
...creation widened in man's view. Who could have thought such darkness lay conceal'd Within thy beams, О Sun ? or who could find, Whilst fly, and leaf, and...insect, stood revealed, That to such countless orbs thou madest us blind ? Why do we, then, shun Death with anxious strife ? If Light can thus deceive, wherefore...
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