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" ON THE EXTINcTION OF THE VENETIAN REPUBLIc. ONcE did She hold the gorgeous East in fee ; And was the safeguard of the West : the worth Of Venice did not fall below her birth, Venice, the eldest Child of Liberty. "
The Miscellaneous Poems of William Wordsworth - Page 210
by William Wordsworth - 1820
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Historical and Literary Tour of a Foreigner in England and Scotland, Volume 2

Amédée Pichot - England - 1825
...the past. I select the following from among the Sonnets on Liberty, and the Sonnets to Buonaparte. ON THE EXTINCTION OF THE VENETIAN REPUBLIC. '• Once...fall below her birth, Venice, the eldest child of hberty. She was a maiden city, bright and free; No guile seduced, no force could violate; And when...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 31

Sir John Taylor Coleridge, William Gifford, Whitwell Elwin, John Gibson Lockhart, William Macpherson, Sir John Murray (IV), William Smith, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - 1825
...in the eastern seas ; and a vast and increasing commerce swelled her enormous wealth. She held • the gorgeous east in fee, And was the safeguard of the west.' As the Greek empire crumbled into dust before the power of the sultans, Venice became the maritime...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 31

Sir John Murray IV - 1825
...in the eastern seas ; and a vast and increasing com* inerce swelled her enormous wealth. She held ' the gorgeous east in fee, And was the safeguard of the west.' As the Greek empire crumbled into dust before the power of the sultans, Venice became the maritime...
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The Romance of History: Italy

Charles MacFarlane - Italy - 1832
...Apulia, Calabria, and hpreafterof Sicily, by the grace of God and Saint Peter." . THE BRIDES OF VENICE. Once did she hold the gorgeous East in fee, And was...West : the worth Of Venice did not fall below her hirth, — Venice, the eldest child of Liberty ! She was a maiden city, bright and free ; No guile...
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Specimens of English Sonnets

Sonnets, English - 1833 - 224 pages
...mount ; this is the stalk True Power doth grow on ; and her rights are these. 196 WILLIAM WORDSWORTH. ON THE EXTINCTION OF THE VENETIAN REPUBLIC. ONCE did...She was a Maiden City, bright and free ; No guile seduc'd, no force could violate ; And, when She took unto herself a Mate, She must espouse the everlasting...
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Selections from the Edinburgh Review: Comprising the Best ..., Volumes 1-2

Maurice Cross - English literature - 1835
...the greater part of his other poems, as Milton's sonnets are superior to his. We give the following " On the Extinction of the Venetian Republic :" —...Venice, the eldest child of Liberty. She was a maiden cily, bright ana free ; No guile seduced, no forre could violate; And when she look unto herself a...
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The classic and connoisseur in Italy and Sicily, with an appendix ..., Volume 3

George William D. Evans, Luigi Antonio Lanzi - 1835
...her possessions in the eastern seas; and a vast and increasing commerce swelled her enormous wealth. She hold the gorgeous East in fee, And was the safeguard of the West. VOL. III. K As the Greek empire crumbled into dust before the power of the sultans, Venice became the...
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The Classic and Connoisseur in Italy and Sicily: With an Appendix ..., Volume 3

George William David Evans - Art, Italian - 1835
...possessions in the eastern seas; and a vast and increasing commerce swelled her enormous wealth. She held the gorgeous East in fee, And was the safeguard of the West. VOL. III. F As the Greek empire crumbled into dust before the power of the sultans, Venice became the...
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Italy, a Poem

Samuel Rogers - Italy - 1842 - 320 pages
...endured the lonijest amony men. A Poet of onr own Country, Mr. Wordsworth, has written a noble sonnet on the extinction of the Venetian Republic. •• Once did She hold the gorgeous East in fee," &c. P. M, 1. 17. Want led to Enterprise ; " II fallut subsister ; ils tirerent leur subsistence tie...
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Titian, a romance of Venice

1843
...employment and procure him fame and riches." CHAPTER II. THE CITY O? THE SEA.—THE RIVALS. Once she did hold the gorgeous East in fee, And was the safeguard...below her birth. Venice, the eldest Child of Liberty ! WORDSWORTH. MEANWHILE, approaching the termination of its voyage, the boat passed that village of...
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