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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 Gallery of Geography: A Pictorial and Descriptive Tour of the ..., Volume 2

Thomas Milner - Geography - 1872
...track of men, DO footsteps to and fro. Lead to her gates. The path lies o'er the set. Invincible ; and from the land we went. As to a floating city — steering in, And gli'ling up her streets as in a dream.' In all other respects the poetical de- i Bcription is accurate....
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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1872 - 789 pages
...Lead to her gates. The path lies o'er the Sea, Invisible ; and from the land we went, As to a (bating nts, ay, one treacherous hour, He still might doubt the tyrant's DESCRIPTIVE ГОЕМ8. So smoothly, silently, — by many a dome Mosque-like, and many a stately jiortico,...
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The Royal readers. (Roy. sch. ser.). Ser.3. No.1,2 [2 eds.], 4, Volume 6

Nelson Thomas and sons, ltd - 1873
...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...'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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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1873 - 789 pages
...track of men, no footsteps to and fro, Ijead to her gates. The path lies o'er the Sea, Invisible ; and iam Cullen tread, So smoothly, silently, — by many a Jome Mosque-like, and many a stately portico, The statues...
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Cook's handbook to Venice

Cook Thomas and son, ltd - 1874
...with cinerary urns. Magnificent was the funeral procession — gondola after gondola, draped in black, "steering in, And gliding up her streets as in a dream,...stately portico, The statues ranged along an azure sky ; By many a pile in more than eastern splendour, Of old the residence of merchant-kings ; The fronts...
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The Repository, Volumes 51-52

Universalism - 1874
...track of nun, no footsteps to and fro. Lead lo her 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." WE had just come from Padua, whence aforetime came the "wise young Judge" who undid Shylock so suddenly...
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The Innocents Abroad: Or, The New Pilgrims' Progress; Being Some Account of ...

Mark Twain - Europe - 1875 - 651 pages
...track of men, no footsteps to and fro, Lead to her gates! The path lies o'er the soa, Invisible : and from the land we went, As to a floating city — steering...many a dome, Mosque-like, and many a stately portico, J > The statues ranged along an azure sky ; 222 NOTABLE PLACES. By many a pile, in more than Eastern...
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Three Months on the Continent: Or, The Record of a Tour Through Europe in ...

W H K. Godfrey - Europe - 1875 - 180 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 in, And gliding up her streets as in a dream." 'Twas thus we entered Venice on Sunday morning, and were taken in a gondola from the railway station...
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Wayside Pencillings: With Glimpses of Sacred Shrines

James Joseph Moriarty - Christian shrines - 1875 - 111 pages
...track of man, 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 in, And gliding up her streets as in a dream." I scarcely know of any place where a person may spend a week or two with greater pleasure or profit...
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Poems of Places: Italy

Poetry of places - 1877
...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, —...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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