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" 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 of war,— These... "
Childe Harold's pilgrimage, ed. by W. Hiley - Page 162
by George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1877
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The Complete Works of Lord Byron: Reprinted from the Last London Edition ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1841 - 935 pages
...The armaments which thnnderstrike the walls Of rock-built cities, bidding nations qnake, And monarcbs ir dignity increased. Ш. In \ enice Tasso's echoes...meets not always now the ear: Those days are gone — CLXXXIL Thy shores are empires, changed in all save thee — Assyria, Greece, Rome, Carthage, what...
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A System of Elocution: With Special Reference to Gesture, to the Treatment ...

Andrew Comstock - Elocution - 1841 - 364 pages
...tremble in their capatals, | The oak leviathans , \ whose huge ribs , maAe , | Their clay-creator , the vain title take , | Of lord of thee', | and arbiter...war ; | These , are thy toys,, | and, as the snowy flaAe', | They melt into thy yesf" of waves,, | which mar, Ali/ce, the Armada's0 pride, | or spoils...
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Book of the Poets: The Modern Poets of the Nineteenth Century

American poetry - 1842 - 490 pages
...let him lay. The armaments which thunderstrike the walls Of rock-built cities, bidding nations quake, And monarchs tremble in their capitals — The oak...Alike the Armada's pride, or spoils of Trafalgar. Thy shores are empires, changed in all save thee— Assyria, Greece, Rome, Carthage, what are they?...
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The works of lord Byron, with notes by T. Moore [and others].

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1842
...The armaments which thunderstrike the walls Of rock-built cities, bidding nations quake, And monarehs tremble in their capitals, The oak leviathans, whose...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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Book of the Poets: The Modern Poets of the Nineteenth Century

American poetry - 1862 - 490 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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An Essay on Elocution, Designed for the Use of Schools and Private Learners

Samuel Kirkham - Elocution - 1842 - 357 pages
...lay'.' The armaments which thnnderstrike the walls' Of rock-built cities', bidding nations quake', And monarchs tremble in their capitals' — The oak leviathans', whose huge ribs make' Their clay ereator the vain title take' Of lord of thee', and arbiter of war'; These are thy TOYs',and', as the...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 3

John Wilson - 1842
...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
...and unknown. The armaments which thunderstrike the walls Of rock-built cities, bidding nations quake, And monarchs tremble in their capitals, The oak leviathans,...Alike the Armada's pride, or spoils of Trafalgar. ~* Thy shores are empires, changed in all save thee — Assyria, Greece, Rome, Carthage, what are they...
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An Essay on Elocution: With Elucidatory Passages from Various Authors : to ...

John Hanbury Dwyer - Elocution - 1844 - 300 pages
...and unknown. The armaments which thunderstrike the walls Of rock-built cities, bidding nations quake, And monarchs tremble in their capitals, The oak leviathans,...Alike the Armada's pride, or spoils of Trafalgar. Thy shores are empires, changed in all save thee— Assyria, Greece, Rome, Carthage, what are they...
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The universal class-book: a ser. of reading lessons

Samuel Maunder - 1844
...him lay. The armaments which thunder-strike the walls Of rock-built cities, bidding nations quake, -•And monarchs tremble in their capitals, The oak...Alike the' Armada's pride, or spoils of Trafalgar. Thy shores are empires, changed in all save thee — Assyria, Greece, Rome, Carthage, what are they...
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