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" And monarchs tremble in their capitals, The oak leviathans, whose huge ribs make Their clay creator the vain title take Of lord of thee and arbiter of war, — These are thy toys and, as the snowy flake, They melt into thy yeast of waves which mar Alike... "
Class-book of English poetry - Page 315
by English poetry - 1866
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The Poetical Works of Lord Byron: Complete in One Volume

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1847 - 827 pages
...title take Of lord of thee, and arbiter of war ; These are thy toys, and, as the snowy Sake, They melt into thy yeast of waves, which mar Alike the Armada's pride, or spoils of Trafalgar. of The Graft. N'eml Is but an evening*! ride from the comfortable inn of Albano. 3 The whole declivity...
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The World: Or, First Lessons in Astronomy and Geology: In Connetion with the ...

Hamilton Lanphere Smith - Astronomy - 1848 - 324 pages
...earth, and instantly losing what may be called its spirit in the atmosphere." CHAPTER V. Ourrmts. " Thy shores are empires, changed in all save thee —...waters wasted them while they were free, And many a~tyrant since ; their shores obey The stranger, slave, or savage ; their decay Has dried up realms...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 64

England - 1848
...war ; These are thy toys, and, as the snowy flake, They melt into thy yeast of waves, which mar jj Alike the Armada's pride, or spoils of Trafalgar. " Thy shores are empires, changed in all save thee • ' л Assyria, Greece, Rome, Carthage, what are they ? A~.n~-iM- ' Thy waters wasted them while...
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The Beauties of the British Poets: With a Few Introductory Observations...

George Croly - English poetry - 1849 - 395 pages
...Trafalgar. Thy shores are empires, changed in all save thee— Assyria, Greece, Rome, Carthage, where are they ? Thy waters wasted them while they were...their decay Has dried up realms to deserts:— not BO thou. Unchangeable save to thy wild waves' play -- Time writes no wrinkle on thine azure brow —...
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Orthophony; Or The Cultivation of the Voice in Elocution: A Manual of ...

William Russell - Elocution - 1849 - 294 pages
...take Of lord of thee, and arbiter of war — These are thy toys ; and, as the snowy flake, They melt into thy yeast of waves, which mar Alike the Armada's...thee — Assyria, Greece, Rome, Carthage, what are theyl Thy waters wasted them while they were free, And many a tyrant since ; their shores obey The...
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Notes and Queries

Questions and answers - 1907
...Byron," in 6 vols., published by John Murray in 1831, the words in Canto IV. stanza clxxxii. are : Thy shores are empires, changed in all save thee — Assyria, Greece, Rome, Carthage, what are they Ч Thy waters wasted them while they were free, And many a tyrant since. RC BOSTOCK. The meaning seems...
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The Works of Lord Byron: With an Introduction and Bibliography

George Gordon Byron - Poetry - 1994 - 860 pages
...take Of lord of thee, and arbiter of war — These are thy toys, and, as the snowy flake, They melt er destiny; bat no, Our hearts deny CLXXXn. Thy snores are empires, changed in all save thee— Assyria, Greece, Borne, Carthage, what...
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Selected Poems

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - Poetry - 1996 - 830 pages
...title take Of lord of thee, and arbiter of war; These are thy toys, and, as the snowy flake, They melt into thy yeast of waves, which mar Alike the Armada's pride, or spoils of Trafalgar. CLXXXII 1630 Thy shores are empires, changed in all save thee Assyria, Greece, Rome, Carthage, what...
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Mediating Order and Chaos: The Water-cycle in the Complex Adaptive Systems ...

Rodney Farnsworth - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 349 pages
...Greece. Rome. Carthage. what are thev? Thy waters washed their power while they were free. And manj a tyrant since: their shores obey The stranger. slave. or savage: their decay lIas dried up realms to desarts [...]. Jerome McGann pinpoints the great importance of this stanza...
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