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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