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" There is given Unto the things of earth, which Time hath bent, A spirit's feeling, and where he hath leant His hand, but broke his scythe, there is a power And magic in the ruin'd battlement, For which the palace of the present hour Must yield its pomp,... "
Childe Harold's pilgrimage: Italy - Page 96
by George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1872
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American Monthly Knickerbocker, Volume 10

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Timothy Flint, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew - American periodicals - 1837 - 594 pages
...fail to interest the lovers of the antique and the curious : 'There is a power And magic in the ruined battlement, For which the palace of the present hour...yield its pomp, and wait till ages are its dower.' 1837.] American Antiquities. 117 The principal structure referred to, and with which it has been supposed...
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Childe Harold's Pilgrimage: A Romaunt, Volume 1

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1837 - 352 pages
...he hath leant His hand, hut hroke his scythe, there is a power And magic in the ruin'd hattlement, For which the palace of the present hour Must yield its pomp, and wait till ages are its dower. Oh Time ! the heautifier of the dead, Adorner of the ruin, comforter And only healer when the heart...
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The complete works of lord Byron, repr. from the last London ed ..., Volume 1

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1837 - 982 pages
...hath leant Hiť hand, but broke his scythe, there, is a power And macic in the riiin'd battlement, Fur which the palace of the present hour Must yield its pomp, and wait till ages are its dower. cxxx. О Time! the beautifier of the dead, Adorner of the ruin, comforter And only healer when ihe heart...
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The complete works of lord Byron, repr. from the last London ed ..., Volume 1

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1837 - 482 pages
...feeling, and where he hath leant His hand, but broke his scythe, there is a power And magic in the ruin'd battlement, For which the palace of the present hour Must yield its pomp, and wait till ages arc its dower. cxxx. О Time! the beautifier of the dead, Adorner of the ruin, comforter And only healer...
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Love, Volume 2

Lady Charlotte Campbell Bury - 1838 - 216 pages
...the purity, the constancy, the vastness of true love in woman. CHAPTER IX. Oh, Time! ihe beautificr of the dead, Adorner of the ruin — comforter And...bled, Time ! the corrector where our judgments err, Time, test of truth, love, — sole philosopher, For all besides are sophists! — Lady Herbert had...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 131

English literature - 1871 - 608 pages
...feeling, and where he hath leant His hand, but broke his scythe, there is a power And magic in the ruin'd battlement, For which the palace of the present hour...Must yield its pomp, and wait till ages are its dower ' The Pantheon, St. Peter's, the Venus de' Medici, the Laocoon, the Gladiator — all the finest creations...
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Historic Sites and Other Remarkable and Interesting Places in the County of ...

John Wodderspoon - Suffolk (England) - 1839 - 334 pages
...imitate their examples. How trne is the application of the glowing words : " Oh Time ! the beantifier of the dead, Adorner of the ruin, comforter, And only healer when the heart has bled ; Time! the corrector where our jndgments err, The test of truth, love, sole philosopher,...
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The Stage: Both Before and Behind the Curtain, from "observations ..., Volume 1

Alfred Bunn - Theater - 1840 - 288 pages
...modern display of the Grand Ducal gardens — but, after all, " there is a power And majic in the ruined battlement, For which the palace of the present hour...Must yield its pomp, and wait till ages are its dower !"' The city of Heidelberg is altogether a fine old place, and we were well entertained at the " King...
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The Dublin Review, Volumes 9-10

1840 - 1180 pages
...; and where lie hath leant His hand, but broke his scythe, there is a power And magic in the ruined battlement, For which the palace of the present hour...yield its pomp, and wait till ages are its dower." If it be a sign of genius to liavc caught the spirit and the peculiar transparency of style belonging...
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The Stage: Both Before and Behind the Curtain: From "observations ..., Volume 1

Alfred Bunn - Theater - 1840 - 342 pages
...display of the Grand Ducal gardens — but, after all, " there is a power " And magic in the ruined battlement, " For which the palace of the present...yield its pomp, and wait 'till ages are its dower !" The city of Heidelberg is altogether a fine old place, and we were well entertained at the " King...
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