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" Thy shores are empires, changed in all save thee — Assyria, Greece, Rome, Carthage, what are they? Thy waters wash'd them power while they were free, And many a tyrant since; their shores obey The stranger, slave, or savage; their decay Has dried up... "
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 Works of Lord Byron: Complete in One Volume

George Gordon NoŽl Byron - 1826 - 776 pages
...flake, Theymelt into thy yeast of waves, which mar Alike the Armada's pride, or spoils of Trafalgar. Thy shores are empires, changed in all save thee —...Greece , Rome , Carthage , what are they? Thy waters wasted them while they were free. And many a tyrant since; their shores obey The stronger, slave, or...
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The works of lord Byron

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1826
...in all вате thee — Assyria , Greece , Rome , Carthage , what are they ? Thy waters wasted them while they were free, And many a tyrant since; their shores obey The stranger, ęlave, or savage; theirdecay Has dried up realms to deserts : — not so I linn , Unchangeable save...
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The elementary elocutionist: a selection of pieces in prose and verse, by J ...

John White (A.M.) - 1826
...arbiter of war—*- • A These are thy toys, and, as the snowy flake, Thy shores are empires, chang'd in all save thee— Assyria, Greece, Rome, Carthage, what are they ? Thy waters wasted them while they were free, And many a tyrant since; their shores obey The stranger, slave, or...
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Specimens of sacred and serious poetry, from Chaucer to the present day ...

John Johnstone - 1827
...areempires,changed inallsavethee— Assyria, Greece, Rome, Carthage, what are they ? Thy waters wasted them while they were free, And many a tyrant since ; their...obey The stranger, slave, or savage ; their decay Has dried up realms to deserts :—not so thou, Unchangeable save to thy wild waves' play— Time writes...
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The casket of poesy [ed. by J. Cole].

John Cole - 1827
...flake, They melt into thy yeast of waves, which mar Alike the Armada's pride, or spoils of Trafalgar. Thy shores are empires, changed in all save thee—...Greece, Rome, Carthage, what are they ? Thy waters wasted them while they were free, And many a tyrant since; their shores obey The stranger, slave, or...
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Exercises in Reading and Recitation

Jonathan Barber - Readers, American - 1828 - 251 pages
...changed in all save thee — Assyria, Greece, Rome, Carthage, what are they ? Thy waters wasted them while they were free, And many a tyrant since; their...shores obey The stranger, slave, or savage; their decay Has dried up realms to deserts: — not so thou, Unchangeable save to thy wild waves' play — Time...
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The Sacred Lyre, Comprising Poems, Devotional, Moral and Preceptive ...

Christian poetry, English - 1828 - 360 pages
...flake, They melt into thy yeast of waves, which mar Alike the Armada's pride, or spoils of Trafalgar. Thy shores are empires changed in all save thee—...Greece, Rome, Carthage, what are they? Thy waters wasted them while they were free? And many a tyrant since ; their shores obey The stranger, slave,...
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Exercises in Reading and Recitation

Jonathan Barber - 1828 - 251 pages
...flake, They melt into thy yeast of waves, which inar Alike the Armada's pride, or spoils of Trafalgar. Thy shores are empires, changed in all save thee —...Greece, Rome, Carthage, what are they? Thy waters wasted them while they were free, And many a tyrant since; their shores obey The stranger, slave, or...
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An Essay on Elocution: With Elucidatory Passages from Various Authors

J[ohn] H[anbury]. Dwyer - Elocution - 1828 - 298 pages
...flake, They melt into thy yeast of waves, which mar Vlike the Armada's pride, or spoils of Trafalgar. Thy shores are empires, changed in all save thee —...Greece, Rome, Carthage, what are they? Thy waters wasted them while they were free, And many a tyrant since ; their shores obey The stranger, slave,...
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The Poetical Melange

English poetry - 1828
...flake, They melt into thy yeast of waves, which mar 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 ? Has dried up realms to deserts ; — not so thou, Unchangeable save to thy wild waves' play — Time...
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