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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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The Twentieth Century: A People's History

Howard Zinn - History - 2009 - 512 pages
...Shirt," and another . . . Percy Bysshe Shelley's "Mask of Anarchy." . . . "Rise like lions after slumher In unvanquishable number! Shake your chains to earth, like dew Which in sleep had fallen on you — Ye are many, they are few!" The conditions in the factories did not change much. On the afternoon...
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Ya Basta!: Ten Years of the Zapatista Uprising

Marcos (subcomandante.) - History - 2004 - 687 pages
...the same number of votes as you or I - one. And there are more of us than there are of them... ". . .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!" - Percy B. Shelley TO BE CONTINUED... *kj** CHAPTER i: 1994-1996 - Spreading...
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Let Fury Have the Hour: The Punk Rock Politics of Joe Strummer

Antonino D'Ambrosio - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 348 pages
...purpose of art is to lay bare the questions, which have been hidden by the answers. — James Baldwin 'Rise like Lions after slumber In unvanquishable number,...chains to earth like dew Which in sleep had fallen on youYe are many — they are few. — Percy Bysshe Shelley, The Mask of Anarchy As a kid growing up...
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A Wobbly Life: IWW Organizer E.F. Doree

Ellen Doree Rosen - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 256 pages
...Industrial Worker from his jail cell, he quoted Shelley's lines from "The Masque of Anarchy": 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.4 I do not know under what conditions he was released;...
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Transforming Leadership: A New Pursuit of Happiness

James MacGregor Burns - History - 2004 - 319 pages
.../ But leech-like to their fainting country cling," and urged the people to assert their freedom — Rise like Lions after slumber In unvanquishable number — Shake your chains to earth like dew \Vhicb in sleep bad fallen on you — Ye are many — they are few. As these intoxicating ideas fermented...
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The Blast

Alexander Berkman - Political Science - 2005 - 242 pages
...workers in bondage. It is time they would emancipate themselves from their slave morality. THE AWAKENING "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." —Shelley. THE poet's cry, after the broken slumber of a hundred...
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Romanticism: Romanticism, belief, and philosophy

Michael O'Neill, Mark Sandy - European literature - 2006 - 348 pages
...making it seem as if the repetition of stanza 38 at the conclusion were changed in a great chorale: "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." Thus concludes the Hortatory Address, which contrasts as sharply...
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Brit-Myth: Who Do the British Think They Are?

Chris Rojek - History - 2007 - 215 pages
...protesters against hunger and unemployment were hacked down and hundreds injured by mounted yeomanry: Men of England, heirs of Glory, Heroes of unwritten...Shake your chains to earth like dew Which in sleep hath fallen on you Ye are many - they are few . . . Let a vast assembly be, And with great solemnity...
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Romanticism and the Rise of the Mass Public

Andrew Franta - Literary Criticism - 2007
...oppression's thundered doom Ringing through each heart and brain, Heard again — again — again — "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." (360-372) Not only do these lines offer proof of the outcome they predict...
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