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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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Book of the Poets: The Modern Poets of the Nineteenth Century

American poetry - 1862 - 512 pages
...cir i'Tbe oak leviathans. wbose hu^^ rh* nuke Their clay creator the rain title take Of lord of tbee, and arbiter of war; These are thy toys, and. as the snowy flake. They melt into thy yeast of wares, which mar Alike the Armada's pride, or spoils of Trafalgar. Thy shores are empires, changed...
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The Southern literary messenger, Volume 8

1842 - 816 pages
...swift destruction in their course than an army with banners. "The arrrmments, which thunder-strike the walls Of rock-built cities, bidding nations quake, And monarchs tremble in their capitals," are dissipated by a breath of the storm-spirit, «id melt, like flakes of snow, in ocean's " yeast...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 3

John Wilson - 1842 - 360 pages
...preceding stanza about the sea's disposing of "the vile strength he wields for earth's destruction." " These are thy toys, and as the snowy flake, They melt into thy yest of waves," is mere repetition. "A drop of rain" and "the snowy flake" is but the same image; and...
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An Essay on Elocution: With Elucidatory Passages from Various Authors

John Hanbury Dwyer - 1843 - 320 pages
...bubbling groan, Without a grave, unknell'd, uncoffin'd, and unknown. 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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An Essay on Elocution: With Elucidatory Passages from Various Authors : to ...

John Hanbury Dwyer - Elocution - 1844 - 316 pages
...bubbling groan, Without a grave, unknell'd, uncoffin'd, and unknown. 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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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - Authors, English - 1844 - 738 pages
...port or bay, And dashest him again to earth : there let him lay. The armaments which thunderstrike 'll allow — I've seen — and sure I ought to know.'...Now talked of this, and then of that ; Discoursed Armada's pride, or spoils of Trafalgar. Thy shores are empires, changed in all Rave thee— Assyria,...
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The universal class-book: a ser. of reading lessons

Samuel Maunder - 1844 - 544 pages
...or bay, And dashest him again to earth : — there let him lay. 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 Quaver; or, Songster's pocket companion

Quaver - Songs - 1844 - 552 pages
...grave, unknell'd, uncoffin'd, and unknown. The armaments which thunderstrike the walls Of rock- built cities, bidding nations quake, And monarchs tremble...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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Cyclopędia of English literature, Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844 - 750 pages
...haply lies His petty hope in some near port or bay, And dashest him again to earth : there let him lay. $ thé vain title take Of lord of thee, and arbiter of war: These arc thy toys, and, as the snowy flake,...
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Thirty Years Passed Among the Players in England and America: Intersperesed ...

Joe Cowell - Actors - 1844 - 112 pages
...from " The armaments which thunder-strike the wall* Of rock*built cities, bidding nation's quak«, And monarc'hs tremble in their capitals ; The oak leviathans, whose huge ribs maEe Their clay creator, the vain title take Of lord of thee (the ocean) and arbiter of war." The Plymouth...
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