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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 rhetorical reader, consisting of choice specimens of oratorical ...

John Hall Hindmarsh - 1845 - 464 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...thy toys, and, as the snowy flake, They melt into the yeast of waves, which mar Alike the Armada's pride, or spoils of Trafalgar. Thy shores are empires,...
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The general reciter; a unique selection of the most admired and popular ...

General reciter - 1845 - 348 pages
...groan, Without a grave, unknell'd, uncoflln'd, and unknown. The armaments which thunderstrike the walla Of rock-built cities, bidding nations quake, And monarchs...thy toys ; and as the snowy flake, They melt into the yeast of waves, which mar Alike the Armada's pride, or spoils of Trafalgar. Thy shores are empires,...
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The Reader's Guide: Containing a Notice of the Elementary Sounds in the ...

John Hall - Elocution - 1845 - 354 pages
...bay', And dashest him again to earth* : — there let him lay.* The armaments which thunder-strike the walls' Of rock-built cities', bidding nations...lord of thee, and arbiter of war' ; — These are thy toysv, and', as the snowy flake1, They melt into thy yeast of wavesv, which mar' Alike the Armada's...
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National Preceptor

Jesse Olney - Elocution - 1845 - 348 pages
...bay, Then dashest him again to earth : — there let him lay. 4. The armaments which thunderstrike the walls Of rock-built cities, bidding nations quake,...ribs make Their clay creator the vain title take Of iOrd of thee, and arbiter of war ! These are thy toys, and as the snowy flake, They melt into thy yeast...
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Elocution, Or, Mental and Vocal Philosophy: Involving the Principles of ...

C. P. Bronson - Elocution - 1845 - 396 pages
...quake, . And monarch) tremble, in their capital!, The oak leviathans, whote huge rite make Their cUy creator, the vain title take— Of lord of thee, and arbiter of war ! These are thy toys, and, a» Ihe snowy flake, They melt into thy yrast of wave», which mar Alike, tho Armada's pride, or spoil»...
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The Methodist new connexion magazine and evangelical repository, Volume 61

1858 - 708 pages
...tempest, with what ease can it destroy the proudest works of man. " The armaments which thunderstrike 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...
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The Poets and Poetry of England, in the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - Authors, English - 1845 - 558 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, And monarchs tremble in their capilals, The oak leviathans, whose huge ribs make Their clay creator the vain title take Of lord of...
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The Gem book of poesie, by the author of 'The ancient poets and poetry of ...

Gem book - 1846 - 398 pages
...babbling gronn, Without a grave, uukneU'd,uncoffin'd,and unknown. The armaments which thunder-strike 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 Poets and Poetry of England: In the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - Authors, English - 1846 - 540 pages
...port or bay, And dashest him again to earth ; — there let him lay. The armaments which thundcrstrike the walls Of rock-built cities, bidding nations quake,...vain title take Of lord of thee, and arbiter of war ; 220 These are thy toys, and, as the snowy flake, They melt into thy yeast of waves, which mar Alike...
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Poetry, Its Appreciation and Enjoyment

Louis Untermeyer, Carter Davidson - American poetry - 1934 - 572 pages
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