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" Rise like Lions after slumber In unvanquishable number, Shake your chains to earth like dew Which in sleep had fallen on you — Ye are many — they are few. "
The Schoolmaster, and Edinburgh Weekly Magazine - Page 290
1832
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Complete Poetical Works, Volume 2

Percy Bysshe Shelley - 1892
...cried, Hunt MS., Hunt, 1832. XXXVIII " Rise like lions after slumber, / In unvanquishable number ; ke your chains to earth like dew Which in sleep had fallen on you — Ye are many, they are few. XXXIX " What is Freedom ? — Ye can tell That which Slavery is too...
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Songs of Freedom

Henry Stephens Salt - English poetry - 1893 - 345 pages
...with Joy enthroned o'er his lost empire reigns ! THE TRUE FREEDOM. (FROM "THE MASQUE OF ANARCHY.") MEN of England, Heirs of Glory, Heroes of unwritten...your chains to earth like dew, Which in sleep had fall'n on you. Ye are many, they are few. 1UBI For To a What is Freedom ? Ye can tell That which Slavery...
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English Men of Letters: Byron, by John Nichol, 1894; Shelley, by John ...

1894
...Men of England in his Masque of Anarchy marks the highest point of his achievement in this style :— Men of England, Heirs of Glory, Heroes of unwritten...mother, Hopes of her, and one another! Rise, like lions aftor slumber, In unvanquishable number, Shake your chains to earth like dew, Which in sleep had fall'n...
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Wellesley Magazine, Volume 3

College student newspapers and periodicals - 1894
...are in England." •" Rise," he shouts to the pale hosts gathering from workhouse and prison, — " Rise, like lions after slumber, In unvanquishable...Shake your chains to earth like dew Which in sleep had fall'n on you. Ye are many — they are few! " In a prophetic spirit, as it were, he closes : — "...
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Poems of the Love and Pride of England

Sir Frederick Wedmore - Patriotic poetry, English - 1897 - 290 pages
...— and I'll gain the victory ! " 48 PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY (1792-1822) From " The Masque of Anarchy " MEN of England, Heirs of Glory, Heroes of unwritten...Shake your chains to earth like dew, Which in sleep has fallen on you. Ye are many . . . they are few. Shelley was living at Villa Valsovano, near Leghorn,...
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The Ridpath Library of Universal Literature ...: A Biographical ..., Volume 20

John Clark Ridpath - Literature - 1898
...not at the name, America ! . . . — The Reiwlt of Islam, Canto XI. ON THE PETERLOO MASSACRE. XXXVII. Men of England, heirs of glory, Heroes of unwritten...of one mighty mother, Hopes of her and one another! XXXVIII. Shake your chains to earth like dew Which in sleep had fallen on you ! Ye are many, they are...
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The Ridpath Library of Universal Literature ...: A Biographical ..., Volume 20

John Clark Ridpath - Literature - 1898
...and one another I XXXVIII. Rise like lions after slumber, In unvanquishable number ! VOL. XX.— 30 Shake your chains to earth like dew Which in sleep had fallen on you ! Ye are many, they are few. XXXIX. What is Freedom ? Ye can tell That which Slavery is too well, For...
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Poems Narrative, Elegiac & Visionary

Percy Bysshe Shelley - English poetry - 1899 - 307 pages
...her face had been bedewed To an accent unwithstood, — As if her heart had cried aloud : XXXVII " Men of England, heirs of Glory, Heroes of unwritten...to earth like dew Which in sleep had fallen on you — Ye are many — they are few. xxxix . " What is Freedom ? — ye can tell That which slavery is,...
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Echoes of Old Lancashire

William Edward Armytage Axon - Lancashire - 1899 - 263 pages
...done?" What he did was to write his " Mask of Anarchy," in which he made a call to the nation :— " Rise like lions after slumber, In unvanquishable number...to earth like dew, Which in sleep had fallen on you ; Ye are many—they are few." The effect of Peterloo was to bring forth a greater disposition to united...
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In the Shadow of Cairngorm: Chronicles of the United Parishes of Abernethy ...

William Forsyth - Abernethy and Kincardine (Scotland : Parish) - 1900 - 447 pages
...force and richness, he seemed ten years younger than when he started. " THE MASQUE OF ANARCHY." 37. " Men of England, heirs of glory, Heroes of unwritten...of one mighty mother, Hopes of her and one another ! 38. " Rise, like lions after slumber, In unvanquishable number! Shake your chains to earth like dew...
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