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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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The Works of Lord Byron, Including the Suppressed Poems: Also a Sketch of ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1846 - 764 pages
...present hour Must yield íla pomp, and wait till ages arc its dower. cxxx. Oh time! the beautififr avish'd On objects which could cost her sons a tear:...hale not; If they rebel, it is because I oppress not. iruth, love, — sole philosopher, For all beside are sophists, from thy thrift, Which never loses...
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Over the Ocean: Or Glimpses of Travel in Many Lands

Sarah Rogers Haight - Europe - 1846 - 372 pages
...feeling, and where he has leant His hand, but broke hia 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." LETTER XXIX. TUSCANY THE PEASANTRY PISA THE CATHEDRAL CAMPO SANTA LEGHORN THE CARNIVAL WOMEN SPIN NING...
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The Complete Works of Lord Byron: Reprinted from the Last London Ed ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1846 - 1068 pages
...feeling, and where he hath leant His hand, but broke his scythe, there is a power Ami magic in the ruin'd battlement, For which the palace of the present hour Must yield its pomp, and wait till ages are ils dower. cxxx. 0 Time ! the beautifier of the dead, Adorner of the ruin, comforter And only healer...
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The Poetical Works of Lord Byron: Complete in One Volume

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1847 - 880 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...wait till ages are its dower. cxxx. Oh Time ! the beautlfler of the dead, Adorner of the ruin, comforter And only healer when the heart hath bled —...
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Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Consisting of Elegant Extracts ..., Volume 1

Quotations, English - 1847 - 540 pages
...hours : Where are they ? With the years beyond the flood. YOUNG'S Night Thoughts. 5. Oh Time ! thou beautifier of the dead, — Adorner of the ruin —...when the heart hath bled — Time ! the corrector when our judgments err, The test of truth, love, — sole philosopher ! BYRON'S Childe Harold. 0. Years...
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Biography and History of the Indians of North America: From Its First Discovery

Samuel G. Drake - Indians of North America - 1848 - 746 pages
...a period, in the eyes of many genera lions! But • O Time ' the be autifier of the dead ! Adoruer of the ruin !— comforter, And only healer, when...bled ' Time, the corrector where our judgments err." In the progress of the treaty, the Pequot ambassadors said, that if the two men then living who had...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1907 - 710 pages
...expressed is a common one. Here is another instance : — 0 time, the beautifier of the dead, Adorijer of the ruin, comforter And only healer when the heart hath bled. Byron, 'Childe Harold,' canto iv. stanza 130. E. YARDLEY. THE PEDLARS' REST (10 S. vii. 266, 415 ;...
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Archaeologia Cambrensis

Electronic journals - 1850 - 380 pages
...walls of any sort of ancient ruin, for — " There is a power And magic in the ruined battlement, To which the palace of the present hour Must yield its pomp, and wait till ages are its dower." It is a sacrilege to use the stones of a venerable pile for secular purposes — it is an invasion...
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Archaeologia Cambrensis

Wales - 1850 - 564 pages
...walls of any sort of ancient ruin, for — " There is a power And magic in the ruined battlement, To which the palace of the present hour Must yield its pomp, and wait till ages are its dower." It is a sacrilege to use the stones of a venerable pile for secular purposes — it is an invasion...
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The Mistake of a Life-time: Or, the Robber of the Rhine Valley. A Story of ...

Waldo Howard - 1850 - 310 pages
...Ghertstein ! CHAPTER LVI. A LAPSE OF TEN YEARS. O, Time ! thou beautifier of the dead — And owner of the ruin— comforter And only healer when the heart hath bled — Time! the corrector when our judgments err, The test of truth, love, — sole philosopher ! BYRON. TEN years have passed...
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