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" The armaments which thunder-strike the walls Of rock-built cities, bidding nations quake, And monarchs tremble in their capitals, The oak leviathans, whose huge ribs make Their clay creator the vain title take Of lord of thee, and arbiter of war ; These... "
Childe Harold's pilgrimage: Italy - Page 132
by George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1872
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 30

1818 - 638 pages
...port or bay, And dashest him again to earth : — there let him lay. The armaments which thunderstrike the walls Of rock-built cities, bidding nations quake,...title take Of lord of thee, and arbiter of war ; These arc thy toys, and, as the snowy flake, They melt into thy yeast of waves, which mar Alike the Armada's...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 54

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1835 - 606 pages
...wrote the following passages — • Though the ycsfy waves Confound and swallow navigation up.' ' These are thy toys, and, as the snowy flake. They melt into thy yeast of waves, which mar Alike the Armada's pride, or spoils of Trafalgar.' With all due reverence for Partridge's maxim — de gtutibut...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 3

England - 1818 - 762 pages
...bay. And dustiest him again to earth :— there let him lay. 181. The armaments which thunderstrike the walls Of rock-built cities, bidding nations quake,...melt into thy yeast of waves, which mar Alike the Armada's pride, or spoils of Trafalgar. 188. Thy shores are empire*, changed in ;H save thee— Assyria,...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 64

England - 1848 - 790 pages
...The armaments which thumlerstrikc the walls Of rock-built cities, bidding nations quake. And monarcbs tremble in their capitals, The oak leviathans, whose...the vain title take Of lord of thee, and arbiter of wa* ; These are thy toys, and, as the snowy flake, They melt into thy yeast of waves, which mar Alike...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 44

England - 1838 - 884 pages
...or bay, And dashest him again to earth : — there let him lay, " The armaments which thunderstrike the walls Of rock-built cities, bidding nations quake,...in their capitals, The oak leviathans, whose huge libs make Their clay creator the vain title take Of lord of thee, and arbiter of war ; These arc thy...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 3

Scotland - 1818
...bay, And dashest him again to earth :— there, let him lay. 181. The armaments which thunderstrike the walls Of rock-built cities, bidding nations quake,...melt into thy yeast of waves, which mar Alike the Armada's pride, or spoils of Trafalgar. Thy shores are empires, changed in all save thee — Assyria,...
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THE EDINBURGH REVIEW OF CRITICAL JOURNAL

DAVID WILLISON - 1818 - 572 pages
...port or bay, And dashest him again to earth : — there let him lay. The armaments which thunderstrike the walls Of rock-built cities, bidding nations quake,...melt into thy yeast of waves, which mar Alike the Armada's pride, or spoils of Trafalgar. Thy shores are empires, changed in all save thee — Assyria,...
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The Kaleidoscope: or, Literary and scientific mirror, Volume 1

1821 - 438 pages
...armaments which thunderetrike the walls Of rock-built cities, bidding nations quake, • And monarch* tremble in their capitals. The oak leviathans, whose...of thee, and arbiter of war ; These are thy toys, aid, as the snowy flake, 'They melt into thy yeast of waves, which mar Alike the Armada's pride, or...
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The Eclectic Review, Volume 10; Volume 28

Samuel Greatheed, Daniel Parken, Theophilus Williams, Josiah Conder, Thomas Price, Jonathan Edwards Ryland, Edwin Paxton Hood - English literature - 1818 - 654 pages
...or bay, And dashest him again to earth : — there let him lay. 1 The armaments which thunderstrike the walls Of rock-built cities, bidding nations quake, And monarchs tremble in their capitals, Tbe oak leviathans, whose huge ribs make Their clay creator the vain title take Of lord of thee, and...
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The works of ... lord Byron, Volumes 7-8

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1819 - 466 pages
...to earth :— there let him lay. CLXXXI. The armaments which thunderstrike the walls Of rock -built cities, bidding nations quake, And monarchs tremble...melt into thy yeast of waves, which mar Alike the Armada's pride, or spoils of Trafalgar. CLXxxn. Thy shires are empirrs, changed in all gave thec —...
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