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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... "
A poetical grammar of the English language - Page 139
by Robert Clarke (schoolmaster.) - 1855
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 30

1818
...huge ribs make Their clay creator the vain title take Of lord of thee, and arbiter of war ; These arc thy toys, and, as the snowy flake, They melt into...are they ? Thy waters wasted them while they were fre6, And many a tyrant since ; their shores obey The stranger, slave, or savage ; their decay Has...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1835
...wrote the following passages — • Though the ycsfy waves Confound and swallow navigation up.' ' These are thy toys, and, as the snowy flake. They...Alike the Armada's pride, or spoils of Trafalgar.' With all due reverence for Partridge's maxim — de gtutibut — we cannot help maintaining that no...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 64

England - 1848
...leviathans, whose huge ribs make Their clay creator the vain title take Of lord of thee, and arbiter of wa* ; These are thy toys, and, as the snowy flake, They...empires, changed in all save thee— Assyria, Greece, liome, Carthage, what are they ? Thy waters wasted them while they were free, . And many a tyrant since...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 3

England - 1818
...capitals. The oak leviathans, whose huge ribs make Their clay creator the vain title take Of lord of thee, and arbiter of war ; These are thy toys, and, as the...Alike the Armada's pride, or spoils of Trafalgar. 188. Thy shores are empire*, changed in ;H save thee— Assyria, Greece, Rome, Carthage, what are they?...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 44

England - 1838
...of thee, and arbiter of war ; These arc thy toys, and, as the snowy flake, They melt into thy yest of waves, which mar Alike the Armada's pride, or spoils...Trafalgar. " Thy shores are empires, changed in all save thce— Assyria, Greece, Rome, Carthage, what are they ? Thy waters wasted them while they wore free,...
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The Kaleidoscope: or, Literary and scientific mirror, Volume 1

1821
...Their clay creator the vain title take Of lord of thee, and arbiter of war ; These are thy toys, aid, as the snowy flake, 'They melt into thy yeast of waves,...all save thee— Assyria, Greece, Rome, Carthage, where are they ? Thy waters wasted them while they were free, And many a tyrant since ; their shores...
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The works of ... lord Byron, Volumes 7-8

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1819
...capitals, The oak leviathans, whose huge ribs make Their clay creator the vain title take Of lord of thee, and arbiter of war; These are thy toys, and , as the...Alike the Armada's pride, or spoils of Trafalgar. CLXxxn. Thy shires are empirrs, changed in all gave thec — Assyria, Greece, Rome, Carthage,* what...
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The works, of ... lord Byron, Volume 7

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1819
...capitals, The oakliviathans, whose huge ribs make Their clay creator the vain title take Of Lord of thee, and arbiter of war ; These are thy toys , and , as...waves , which mar Alike the Armada's pride, or spoils CLXXXII. Thy shores are empires , changed in all save thee — Assyria , Greece , Rome , Carthage ,...
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Time's Telescope for ... ; Or, A Complete Guide to the Almanack

Almanacs, English - 1820
...capitals, The oak leviathans, whose huge ribs make Their clay creator the vain title take Of lord ofthee, and arbiter of war; These are thy toys, and, as the...Trafalgar. Thy shores are empires, changed in all save thec — Assyria, Greece, Rome, Carthage, what are they i Thy waters wasted them while they were free,...
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The works of lord Byron, Volume 1

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1820
...leviathans, whose huge rihs make Their clay creator the vain title take Of lord of thee, and arhiter of war ; These are thy toys, and, as the snowy flake,...Alike the Armada's pride, or spoils of Trafalgar. CLXXXII. Thy shores are empires, changed in all save thee — Assyria, Greece, Rome, Carthage, what...
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