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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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We Shall be All: A History of the Industrial Workers of the World

Melvyn Dubofsky - Business & Economics - 2000 - 288 pages
...to the Industrial Worker from a Louisiana jail, the organizer EF Doree was moved to poetry: "Arise like lions after slumber / In unvanquishable number....Shake your chains to earth like dew / Which in sleep have failed on You. / Ye are many, they are few." "We are many," proclaimed Solidarity. "We are resourceful;...
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The Many-headed Hydra: Sailors, Slaves, Commoners, and the Hidden History of ...

Peter Linebaugh, Marcus Rediker - History - 2000 - 433 pages
...Shelley wrore his hymn to freedom: Me n of England, heies of Glory, Herves of unwritren story, Nueslings of one mighty Mother, Hopes of her, and one another Rise like Lious afrer slumher In unvanquithable numher, Shake your chaius to earth like dew Which in sleep had...
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Die Wende Von Der Aufklärung Zur Romantik 1760-1820: Epoche Im Überblick

Horst Albert Glaser, György Mihály Vajda - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 760 pages
...erwachende Löwen als Sinnbilder der Kraft und Morgentau als Symbol des Anfangs — zum Widerstand auf: 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.24 Die zum politischen Slogan avancierte Schlussformel >Ihr seid viele...
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The Oxford History of Britain

Kenneth O. Morgan - History - 2001 - 780 pages
...the next economic depression, rise decisively against it. He would have echoed Shelley's challenge: 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. In the 1840s events in Ireland seemed to bring the revolution perceptibly...
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Mary Shelley

Miranda Seymour - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 655 pages
...Hunt, seeing danger for himself as well as Shelley, refused to act as the publisher. One can see why. '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.'15 Reading these lines makes it hard to understand why Mary, in 1839,...
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The Rhetoric of Romantic Prophecy

Ian Balfour - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 346 pages
...Like Oppression's thundered doom Ringing through each heart and brain, Heard again-again-again'Rise like Lions after slumber In unvanquishable number—...earth like dew Which in sleep had fallen on you— Ye are many—they are few." 47 The poet seems to act merely as the medium for words that are only...
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Merchants in Exile: The Armenians in Manchester, England, 1835-1935

Joan George - History - 2002 - 279 pages
...the revolutionary urges working men to: Rise like lions after slumber In unvanquishable numberShake your chains to earth like dew Which in sleep had fallen on youYe are many— they are few. Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822) Most historians are agreed that Armenia's...
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The Politics of Aesthetics: Nationalism, Gender, Romanticism

Marc Redfield - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 252 pages
...Like oppression's thundered doom Ringing through each heart and brain, Heard again—again—again— "Rise like lions after slumber In unvanquishable number—...earth like dew Which in sleep had fallen on you— Ye are many—they are few." (360-72) Thus the poem ends, far distant from the sleeper in Italy. As...
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Passion for Peace: Exercising Power Creatively

Stuart Rees - Political Science - 2003 - 304 pages
...be united in nonviolent protest, they may experience solidarity and undermine the force of armies. "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. . . . "Stand ye calm and resolute, Like a forest close and mute,...
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We are Everywhere: The Irresistible Rise of Global Anticapitalism

Notes from Nowhere (Organization) - Political Science - 2003 - 521 pages
...the famous lines to Manchester's working poor after troops fired on them in the Peterloo massacre: "Rise, like lions after slumber, In unvanquishable...your chains to earth like dew, Which in sleep had fall'n on you! Ye are many, and they are few." In reality, the system is more like a huge wedding cake...
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