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" THERE is a glorious City in the Sea. The Sea is in the broad, the narrow streets, Ebbing and flowing ; and the salt sea-weed Clings to the marble of her palaces. No track of men, no footsteps to and fro, Lead to her gates. The path lies o'er the Sea,... "
The Edinburgh Literary Journal: Or, Weekly Register of Criticism and Belles ... - Page 102
1830
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The Progressive English reading books, Volume 4

Nelson Thomas and sons, ltd - 1866
...tread of men, no footsteps to and fro, Lead to her gates : the path lies o'er the sea, Invincible; and from the land we went As to a floating city, — steering...stately portico, The statues ranged along an azure sky, — By many a pile in more than Eastern pride, Of old the residence of merchant-kings; The fronts of...
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The Advanced Reader

Readers - 1866 - 400 pages
...tread of men, no footsteps to and fro, Lead to her gates : the path lies o'er the sea, Invincible ; and from the land we went As to a floating city, — steering...stately portico, The statues ranged along an azure sky, — By many a pile in more than Eastern pride, Of old the residence of merchant-kings; The fronts of...
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Triumphs of modern architecture [signed W.H.D.A.].

William Henry Davenport Adams - 1866
...track of men, no footsteps to and fro, Lead to her gates. The path lies o'er the sea, Invincible ; and from the land we went As to a floating city; steering...gliding up her streets as in a dream, So smoothly, silently—by many a dome, Mosque-like, and many a stately portico, The statues ranged along an azure...
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The Queen of the Adriatic: Or, Venice Past and Present

William Henry Davenport Adams - Venice (Italy) - 1869 - 376 pages
...tread of men, no footsteps to and fro, Lead to her gates. The path lies o'er the sea, Invincible ; and from the land we went, As to a floating city — steering...stately portico, The statues ranged along an azure sky, — By many a pile in more than Eastern pride, Of old the residence of merchant kings ; The fronts...
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The Innocents Abroad, Or, The New Pilgrims' Progress: Being Some Account of ...

Mark Twain - American literature - 1869 - 651 pages
...track of men, no footsteps to and fro, Lead to her gates! The path lies o'er the sea, Invisible : and from the land we went, As to a floating city — steering...stately portico, The statues ranged along an azure sky ; By many a pile, in more than Eastern pride, Of old the residence of merchant kings; The fronts of...
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The Children's hour

1869
...track of men, no footsteps to and fro Lead to her gates. The path lies o'er the sea Invincible ; and from the land we went As to a floating city — steering in, And gliding up her streets as in a dream.' ' No natural land is visible, owing to the close clustering of the buildings.' There are streets, no...
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THE QUEEN OF THE ADRIATIC

W. H. DAVENPORT ADAMS - 1869
...floating city—steering in, And gliding up her streets, as in a dream, So smoothly—silently—by many a dome, Mosque-like, and many a stately portico, The statues ranged along an azure sky,— By many a pile in more than Eastern pride, Of old the residence of merchant kings ; The fronts of some,...
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The Poetical Works of Samuel Rogers

Samuel Rogers - 1869 - 453 pages
...gates. The path lies o'er the Sea, Invisible; and from the land we went As to a floating City—steering in, And gliding up her streets as in a dream, So smoothly, silently—by many a dome, Mosque-like, and many a stately portico, The statues ranged along an azure...
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The Innocents Abroad, Or, The New Pilgrims' Progress: Being Some Account of ...

Mark Twain - Culture and tourism - 1870 - 651 pages
...track of men, no footsteps to and fro, Lead to her gates I The path lies o'er the sea, Invisible : and from the land we went, As to a floating city — steering...stately portico, The statues ranged along an azure sky ; 222 NOTABLE PLACES. By many a pile, in more than Eastern pride, Of old the residence of merchant...
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Venice and the poets, ed. and illustr. by S. Thompson

Stephen Thompson - 1870
...track of men, no footsteps to and fro, Lead to her gates. The path lies o'er the Sea, Invisible ; and from the land we went, As to a floating City — steering...stately portico, The statues ranged along an azure sky ; By many a pile in more than Eastern pride, Of old the residence of merchant-kings ; The fronts of...
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