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 26by George Gordon NoŽl Byron - 1826 - 776 pagesFull view
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Ian L. Donnachie, Ian Donnachie, Carmen Lavin - History - 2004 - 400 pages
...Athens' tyrant lord.15' 16 180 There was a sound of revelry by night, And Belgium's capital had gathered then Her Beauty and her Chivalry, and bright The lamps...to eyes which spake again, And all went merry as a marriage-bell;17'18 But hush! hark! a deep sound strikes like a rising knell! 2.2. Did ye not hear...