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" There was a sound of revelry by night, And Belgium's capital had gather'd then Her Beauty and her Chivalry, and bright The lamps shone o'er fair women and brave men; A thousand hearts beat happily; and when Music arose with its voluptuous swell, Soft... "
The Works of Lord Byron: Complete in One Volume - Page 26
by George Gordon Noël Byron - 1826 - 776 pages
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The Columbia Anthology of British Poetry

Carl R. Woodring, James Shapiro - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 891 pages
...Glory, is when the myrtle wreathes a sword Such as Harmodius drew on Athens' tvrant lord, 180 XXI There was a sound of revelry by night. And Belgium's capital...to eyes which spake again, And all went merry as a marriage bell; But hush! hark! a deep sound strikes like a rising knell! XXII Did ye not hear it? —...
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Selected Poems

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - Poetry - 1996 - 830 pages
...roused-up millions: all that most endears Glory, is when the myrtle wreathes a sword 180 Such as Harmodius' drew on Athens' tyrant lord. There was a sound of...bright The lamps shone o'er fair women and brave men; 185 A thousand hearts beat happily; and when Music arose with its voluptuous swell, Soft eyes look'd...
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A Matter of Honour: And Other Tales of Early Perth

Susan Code - Perth (Ont.) - 1996 - 155 pages
...Perth Museum. AN IGNOBLE END There was a sound of revelry by night, And Belgium's capital had gathered then Her Beauty and her Chivalry, and bright The lamps...when Music arose with its voluptuous swell, Soft eyes looked love to eyes which spake again, And all went merry as a marriage bellBut hush! hark! a deep...
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Book of the Stars: A Manual of Astrology

Raphael - 1996 - 256 pages
...Prophetic Messenger for 1828. ARTHUR, i DUKE OF WELLINGTON, iJoni . May 1st, 1769, | At Midnight. " There was a sound of revelry by night, And Belgium's capital...chivalry, and bright The lamps shone o'er fair women and br»ve men ; A thousand hearts beat happily ; and when Music arose with its voluptuous swell. Soft...
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Book of the Stars: A Manual of Astrology

Raphael - 1996 - 256 pages
...Prophetic Messenger for 1828. ARTHUR, i DUKE OF WELLINGTON, . iJoni May 1st, 1769, | At Midnight. " There was a sound of revelry by night, And Belgium's capital...chivalry, and bright The lamps shone o'er fair women and br»ve men; A thousand hearts beat happily; and when Music arose with its voluptuous swell. Soft eyes...
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The Annotated Anne of Green Gables

L. M. Montgomery - Fiction - 1997 - 496 pages
...description of the great party in Brussels that comes to a sinister end (Canto III, Stanza 21): There was a sound of revelry by night, And Belgium's capital...bright The lamps shone o'er fair women and brave men; And all went merry as a marriage bell; But hush! hark! a deep sound strikes like a rising knell! Anne's...
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Big Trouble: A Murder in a Small Western Town Sets Off a Strugg

J. Anthony Lukas - History - 2012 - 880 pages
...reminded of Byron's description of the ball in Brussels on the eve of the battle of Waterloo: "There was a sound of revelry by night, / And Belgium's capital.../ The lamps shone o'er fair women and brave men." Once more, Governor Gooding occupied a prominent seat. So did the widow, Belle Steunenberg, making...
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Bold Dragoon: The Life of J.E.B. Stuart

Emory M. Thomas - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 354 pages
...his script Lord Byron's "The Night Before Waterloo" passage from Childe Harold's Pilgrimage. There was a sound of revelry by night, And Belgium's capital...to eyes which spake again, And all went merry as a marriage bell; But there was a Waterloo, and the next line portends: But hush! hark! a deep sound strikes...
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Brussels: A Cultural and Literary History

André De Vries - Belgium - 2003 - 264 pages
...21 to 25 in Canto Three: There was a sound of revelry by night, and Belgium's capital had gathered then Her Beauty and her Chivalry, and bright The lamps...when Music arose with its voluptuous swell, Soft eyes looked love to eyes which spake again, And all went merry as a marriage bell; And. there was mounting...
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To Find My Own Peace: Grace King in Her Journals, 1886-1910

Grace Elizabeth King - History - 2004 - 247 pages
...in canto 3, stanza 21, lines that concern the ball held in the city on the eve of the battle: There was a sound of revelry by night, And Belgium's capital...to eyes which spake again, And all went merry as a marriage bell, (lines 181- 88) And Charlotte Bronte (1816-55), tne English novelist, worked as a teacher...
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