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Quotation by John Milton
To be blind is not miserable; not to be able to bear blindness, that is miserable.
John Milton (1608–1674), British poet. Second Defence (1654).
Milton's sight was impaired from 1644, his blindness becoming complete in the winter of 1651-1652.
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