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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 George Byron: With His Letters and Journals, and His Life, Volume 8

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1836
...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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History of the English Language and Literature

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1837 - 278 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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History of the English Language and Literature

Robert Chambers - English language - 1837 - 328 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 — Assyria, Greece, Rome, Carthage, what are they 1 Thy waters wasted them while they were free, And many a tyrant since, their shores obey, — The...
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Childe Harold's pilgrimage, a romaunt

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1837
...They melt into thy yeast of waves, which mar Alike the Armada's pride, or spoils of Trafalgar. CLxxxU. Thy shores are empires, changed in all save thee — Assyria, Greece, Rome, Carthage, what are they ? 1 Thy waters wasted them while they were free, And many a tyrant sinee ; their shores ohey The stranger,...
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History of the English Language and Literature

Robert Chambers - English language - 1837 - 328 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 — Assyria, Greece, Rome, Carthage, what are they 1 Thy waters wasted them while they were free, And many a tyrant since, their shores obey, — The...
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The complete works of lord Byron, repr. from the last London ed ..., Volume 1

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1837
...thee— Assyria, Greece, Rome, Carthage, what are thr> ?vl Thy waters wasted them while they were fret-, 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 complete works of lord Byron, repr. from the last London ed ..., Volume 1

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1837
...Assyria, Greece, Rome, Carthage, what are they .\2 \ Thy waters wasted them while they were free, Aud many a tyrant since; their shores obey The stranger, slave, or savage ; their decay Has dried up realms to deserts: — not so thon, Unchangeable save to thy wild waves' play — Time...
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Childe Harold's Pilgrimage: A Romaunt, Volume 1

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1837 - 329 pages
...melt into thy yeast of waves, which mar Alike the Armada's pride, or spoils of Trafalgar. CLXXXII. Thy shores are empires, changed in all save thee — Assyria, Greece, Rome, Carthage, what arc they ? * Thy waters wasted them while they were free, And many a tyrant since j their shores obey...
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History of the English Language and Literature

Robert Chambers - English language - 1837 - 328 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 — Assyria, Greece, Rome, Carthage, what lire they? Thy waters wasted them while they were free, And many a tyrant since, their shores obey,...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 131

English literature - 1871
...into thy depths with bubbling groan, Without a grave, unknell'd, uncoffin'd, and unknown. * * * * ' Thy shores are empires, changed in all save thee —...obey The stranger, slave, or savage ; their decay Has dried up realms to deserts : — not so thou ; — Unchangeable, save to thy wild waves' play,...
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