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" And there they stand, as stands a lofty mind, Worn, but unstooping to the baser crowd, All tenantless, save to the crannying wind, Or holding dark communion with the cloud. There was a day when they were young and proud, Banners on high, and battles pass'd... "
The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction - Page 87
1835
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English Poetry of the Nineteenth Century: A Connected Representation of ...

George Roy Elliott, Norman Foerster - English poetry - 1923 - 825 pages
...cloud. There was a day when they were young and proud: Banners on high, and battles passed below ; 420 But they who fought are in a bloody shroud, And those...And the bleak battlements shall bear no future blow. XLVIII Beneath these battlements, within those walls, Power dwelt amidst her passions; in proud state...
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British Poets of the Nineteenth Century: Poems by Wordsworth, Coleridge ...

Curtis Hidden Page - English poetry - 1924 - 458 pages
...with the cloud. There was a day when they were young and proud ; Banners on high, and battles pnss'd below ; But they who fought are in a bloody shroud,...bleak battlements shall bear no future blow. Beneath those battlements, within those walls, Power dwelt amidst her passions; in proud state Each robber...
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British Poets of the Nineteenth Century, Part 2

Curtis Hidden Page - English poetry - 1910 - 935 pages
...All tenantless, save to the crannying wind, Or holding dark communion with the cloud. There was a day when they were young and proud ; Banners on high,...battles pass'd below ; But they who fought are in a bloodjshroud, And those which waved are shredless dust ere now, And the bleak battlements shall bear...
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Scottish Notes and Queries

Genealogy - 1900
...crannying wind, . . . holding dark communion with the cloud, Banners on high and battles passed below : And they who fought are in a bloody shroud, And those which waved are shredlcss dust ere now, And the bloody battlements bear no future blow. Mr. William Allan, MP, in the...
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The Dartmouth, Volume 4

1870
...to tell us — "There was a time when they were youug and proud. Banners on high and battles waged below ; But they who fought are in a bloody shroud, And those which waved are shredlcss dust ere now." Is stirring adventure desired? Columbus, Capt. Smith, Cortez, Ponce de Leon...
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The Works of Lord Byron: With an Introduction and Bibliography

George Gordon Byron - Poetry - 1994 - 860 pages
...with the crowd. There was a day when they were young and proud ; Banners on high, and battles paas'd below; But they who fought are in a bloody shroud, And those which waved are ahredleai dust ere now, And the bleak battlement« shall bear no future blow. XLVHI. Beneath those...
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Selected Poems

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - Poetry - 1996 - 830 pages
...wind, Or holding dark communion with the cloud. There was a day when they were young and proud, 420 Banners on high, and battles pass'd below; But they...And the bleak battlements shall bear no future blow. XLVIII Beneath these battlements, within those walls, 425 Power dwelt amidst her passions; in proud...
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Annals and Antiquities of Rajasthan Or the Central and Western Rajpoot ...

James Tod - Rajasthan (India) - 2001 - 1517 pages
...and proud, Banners on high, and battles passed below ; But they who fought are in a bloody ahroud, And those which waved are shredless dust ere now,...And the bleak battlements shall bear no future blow ;* unless the Cossack should follow the track of Roshun Ali or Mahmood, and try to tear the British...
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From Enlightenment to Romanticism: Anthology II

Ian L. Donnachie, Ian Donnachie, Carmen Lavin - History - 2004 - 376 pages
...All tenantless, save to the crannying wind, Or holding dark communion with the cloud. There was a day when they were young and proud, Banners on high, and battles pass'd below; 420 But they who fought are in a bloody shroud, And those which waved are shredless dust ere now, And...
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