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" To fetters, and the damp vault's dayless gloom, Their country conquers with their martyrdom, And Freedom's fame finds wings on every wind. Chillon! thy prison is a holy place, And thy sad floor an altar — for 'twas trod, Until his very steps have left... "
Hoekzema's Gleanings from English Poetry - Side 152
af David Hoekzema - 1893 - 334 sider
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The Works of Lord Byron, Bind 1

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1843
...consign'd/1— To fetters, and the damp vault's dayless gloomf . Their country conquers with their martyrdojn,4 And Freedom's fame finds wings on every wind. Chillon...a holy place*. And thy sad floor an altar — for 't was trod, Until his very steps have left a trace Worn, as if thy cold pavement were a sod, By Bonnivard...
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Chambers's Edinburgh Journal

1843
...by the action of footsteps. No poetic license has therefore been taken in the forcible lines — " Chillon ! thy prison is a holy place, And thy sad...cold pavement were a sod — By Bonnivard ! May none these marks efface ! For they appeal from tyranny to God I" The pillar thus connected with Bonnivard's...
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A Transatlantic Tour: Comprising Travels in Great Britain, France, Holland ...

William Coombs Dana - 1845 - 391 sider
...Chillon," but afterward he composed that fine sonnet which will render the captive's name immortal. " Chillon ! thy prison is a holy place, , And thy sad...marks efface ! For they appeal from tyranny to God." Bonnivard was a scholar, as well as a hero; and in his views of religious, as well as political freedom,...
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The Poets and Poetry of England: In the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1845 - 504 sider
...hind ; And when thy sons to fetters are consifrn'd— To fetters, and the damp vault's daylesa gloom, Their country conquers with their martyrdom, And Freedom's...is a holy place, And thy sad floor an altar — for 't was trod, Until his very steps have left a trace Worn, as if thy cold pavement were a sod, By Bonnivard...
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Recollections of a Tour: A Summer Ramble in Belgium, Germany, and Switzerland

James William Massie - 1846 - 548 sider
...lord, the Duke of Savoy ! Of this relic of human ferocity Byron sung in melancholy strains : — " Chillon ! thy prison is a holy place, And thy sad...trace, Worn, as if thy cold pavement were a sod, By Bonuivard ! May none these marks efface ! For they appeal from tyranny to God." A pillar to which this...
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The Poets and Poetry of England: In the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1846 - 504 sider
...bind ; And when thy sons to fetters are consign'd — To fetters, and the damp vault's dayless gloom, Their country conquers with their martyrdom, And Freedom's...is a holy place, And thy sad floor an altar — for 't was trod, Until his very steps have left a trace Worn, as if thy cold pavement were a sod, By Bonnivard...
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Poetry for Home and School ...

Anna Cabot Lowell - 1846
...bind ; And when thy sons to fetters are consigned, — To fetters, and the damp vault's dayless gloom, Their country conquers with their martyrdom, And Freedom's...a holy place, And thy sad floor an altar, — for 't was trod, Until his very steps have left a trace Worn, as if thy cold pavement were a sod, By Bonnivard...
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The Complete Works of Lord Byron: Reprinted from the Last London Ed ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1846
...and the damp vault's riayles» gloom, Thv joy is with them still, und uneonrmcd. 3tî 313 IJnlil hi* very steps have left a trace Worn, as if thy cold...Bonnivard ! — May none those marks efface ; For the., appeal from tyranny to God. THE PRISONER OF CHILLÓN. (0 I. MY hair is grey, but not with years,...
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The Poetical Works of Lord Byron: Complete in One Volume

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1847 - 827 sider
...Their country conquers with their martyrdom, And Freedom's fame finds win?s on every wind. Chillon 1 thy prison is a holy place. And thy sad floor an altar...a trace Worn, as if thy cold pavement were a sod, 1 When this poem was composed, I was not sufficiently aware of the history of Bonnivard, or I should...
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Tales and Poems

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1848 - 290 sider
...bind ; And when thy sons to fetters are consign'd — To fetters, and the damp vault's dayless gloom. Their country conquers with their martyrdom, And Freedom's...trace Worn, as if thy cold pavement were a sod, By Bounivard !c" — May none those marks efl'ace ! For they appeal from tyrauny to God. I. My hair is...
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