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" The armaments which thunder-strike 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 ;... "
The works, of ... lord Byron - Page 75
by George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1819
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 30

1818
...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 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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The Quarterly Review, Volume 54

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - 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...waves, which mar Alike the Armada's pride, or spoils of Trafalgar.' With all due reverence for Partridge's maxim — de gtutibut — we cannot help maintaining...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 3

England - 1818
...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...waves, which mar Alike the Armada's pride, or spoils of Trafalgar. 188. Thy shores are empire*, changed in ;H save thee— Assyria, Greece, Rome, Carthage,...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 64

England - 1848
...rock-built cities, bidding nations quake. And monarcbs 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 wa* ; These are thy toys, and, as the snowy flake, They melt into thy yeast of waves, which mar Alike...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 44

1838
...bidding nations quake, And monarchs tremble in their capitals, The oak leviathans, whose huge libs 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 thy yest of waves, which mar Alike the Armada's...
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The Eclectic Review, Volume 10; Volume 28

William Hendry Stowell - 1818
...rock-built cities, bidding nations quake, And monarchs tremble in their capitals, Tbe oak leviathans, whose huge ribs make Their clay creator the vain title...waves, which mar Alike the Armada's pride, or spoils of Trafalgar. ' Thy shores are empires, changed in all save thee — Assyria, Greece, Rome, Carthage,...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 3

England - 1818
...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...waves, which mar Alike the Armada's pride, or spoils of Trafalgar. Thy shores are empires, changed in all save thee — Assyria, Greece, Rome, Carthage,...
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THE EDINBURGH REVIEW OF CRITICAL JOURNAL

DAVID WILLISON - 1818
...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...waves, which mar Alike the Armada's pride, or spoils of Trafalgar. Thy shores are empires, changed in all save thee — Assyria, Greece, Rome, Carthage,...
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The Kaleidoscope: or, Literary and scientific mirror, Volume 1

1821
...rock-built cities, bidding nations quake, • And monarch* tremble in their capitals. The oak leviathans, whose huge ribs make Their clay creator the vain title...of thee, and arbiter of war ; These are thy toys, aid, as the snowy flake, 'They melt into thy yeast of waves, which mar Alike the Armada's pride, or...
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Briefe an eine deutsche Edelfrau: über die neusten englischen Dichter

Friedrich Johann Jacobsen - 1820 - 741 pages
...-built cities , bidding nations quake. And monarchs tremble in their capitals, The oak leviathans , whose huge ribs make Their clay creator the vain title...thee, and arbiter of war; These are thy toys, and, as tlie snowy ßake, They melt into thy yeast of waves , which mar Alike the Armada's pride, or spoils...
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