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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 Methodist new connexion magazine and evangelical repository, Volume 61

1858 - 706 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 - 560 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 - 396 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 - 538 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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The Collected Poems of Lord Byron

George Gordon Byron - Poetry - 1994 - 884 pages
...bay, And dashest him again to earth :— there let him lay. CLXXXI. The armaments which thnnderstrike many a sunset, And wept to see another day go down O'er thee and me, with those Tain title take Of lord of thee, and arbiter of war — These are thy toys, and, as the snowy flake,...
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Selected Poems

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - Poetry - 1996 - 868 pages
...Gods, where haply lies His petty hope in some near port or bay, CLXXX The armaments which thunderstrike the walls Of rock-built cities, bidding nations quake,...capitals, The oak leviathans, whose huge ribs make 1625 Their clay creator the vain title take Of lord of thee, and arbiter of war; These are thy toys,...
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Mediating Order and Chaos: The Water-cycle in the Complex Adaptive Systems ...

Rodney Farnsworth - Art - 2001 - 360 pages
...termed a 'clay creator' — a base god: '['he armaments whieh thunderstrike the walls Of rock,buiIt cities. bidding nations quake. And monarchs tremble...Their clay creator the vain title take Of Lord of thce. and arbiter of war-- These are thy toys. and. as the snowy tlake. They meIt into thy yeast of...
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