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" The armaments which thunderstrike the walls Of rock-built cities, bidding nations quake 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... "
Childe Harold: Canto the Fourth, The Prisoner of Chillon and Mazepa - Page 63
by George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1909 - 136 pages
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 30

1818
...bidding nations quake, 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 arc thy toys, and, as the snowy flake, They melt into thy yeast of waves, which mar Alike the Armada's...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 54

English literature - 1835
...wrote the following passages — • Though the ycsfy waves Confound and swallow navigation up.' ' These are thy toys, and, as the snowy flake. They...Alike the Armada's pride, or spoils of Trafalgar.' With all due reverence for Partridge's maxim — de gtutibut — we cannot help maintaining that no...
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Blackwood's Magazine

1818
...bidding nations quake, And monarchs tremble in their capitals. The oak leviathans, whose huge ribs make Their clay creator the vain title take Of lord of...Alike the Armada's pride, or spoils of Trafalgar. 188. Thy shores are empire*, changed in ;H save thee— Assyria, Greece, Rome, Carthage, what are they?...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 44

England - 1838
...bidding nations quake, And monarchs tremble in their capitals, The oak leviathans, whose huge libs make Their clay creator the vain title take Of lord of thee, and arbiter of war ; These arc thy toys, and, as the snowy flake, They melt into thy yest of waves, which mar Alike the Armada's...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 64

England - 1848
...bidding nations quake. And monarcbs 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 wa* ; These are thy toys, and, as the snowy flake, They melt into thy yeast of waves, which mar Alike...
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THE EDINBURGH REVIEW OF CRITICAL JOURNAL

DAVID WILLISON - 1818
...bidding nations quake, And monarchs tremble in their capitals, The oak leviathans, whose huge ribs make Their clay creator the vain title take Of lord of...Alike the Armada's pride, or spoils of Trafalgar. Thy shores are empires, changed in all save thee — Assyria, Greece, Rome, Carthage, what are they...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 3

Scotland - 1818
...nations quake, And monarchs tremble in their capitals, • The oak leviathans, whose huge ribs make Their clay creator the vain title take Of lord of...Alike the Armada's pride, or spoils of Trafalgar. Thy shores are empires, changed in all save thee — Assyria, Greece, Rome, Carthage, what are they?...
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The Eclectic Review, Volume 10; Volume 28

Samuel Greatheed, Daniel Parken, Theophilus Williams, Josiah Conder, Thomas Price, Jonathan Edwards Ryland, Edwin Paxton Hood - English literature - 1818
...bidding nations quake, And monarchs tremble in their capitals, Tbe oak leviathans, whose huge ribs make Their clay creator the vain title take Of lord of...Alike the Armada's pride, or spoils of Trafalgar. ' Thy shores are empires, changed in all save thee — Assyria, Greece, Rome, Carthage, what are they...
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The Kaleidoscope: or, Literary and scientific mirror, Volume 1

1821
...nations quake, • And monarch* 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, aid, as the snowy flake, 'They melt into thy yeast of waves, which mar Alike the Armada's pride, or...
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The works of ... lord Byron, Volumes 7-8

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1819
...bidding nations quake, And monarchs tremble in their capitals, The oak leviathans, whose huge ribs make Their clay creator the vain title take Of lord of...Alike the Armada's pride, or spoils of Trafalgar. CLXxxn. Thy shires are empirrs, changed in all gave thec — Assyria, Greece, Rome, Carthage,* what...
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