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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 Moral and Intellectual School Book: Containing Instructions for Reading ...

William Martin - Readers - 1838 - 348 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,...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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The poetic reciter; or, Beauties of the British poets: adapted for reading ...

Henry Marlen - 1838
...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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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 7

1838
...flake, They melt into thy yest 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 stranger,...
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The National Preceptor: Or, Selections in Prose and Poetry; Consisting of ...

Jesse Olney - Readers - 1838 - 336 pages
...They melt into tny yeast of waves, which mar Alike the Armada's* pride, or spoils of Trafalgar.f 6. 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 stranger,...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 44

Scotland - 1838
...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 Tho stranger, slave, or savage ; their decay Has dried up realms to deserts : — not so thou, Unchangeable...
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Fly

1839
...flake, They melt into thy yest of waves, which mar like 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 Wonders of Geology, Or, A Familiar Exposition of Geological Phenomena ...

Gideon Algernon Mantell - Geology - 1839
...Byron in the following sublime apostrophe to the Ocean, with which I will conclude this discourse. " 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 Wonders of Geology: Or, A Familiar Exposition of Geological ..., Volume 1

Gideon Algernon Mantell - Geology - 1839
...Byron in the following sublime apostrophe to the Ocean, with which I will conclude this discourse. " 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 Delaware Register and Farmers' Magazine, Volume 2

William Huffington - Delaware - 1839
...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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The Sporting review, ed. by 'Craven'., Volume 18

John William Carleton - 1847
...the phrase that were born of the occasion, when thus I looked and thought upon thee, Eternal Sea ! Thy shores are empires, changed in all, save thee...Assyria, Greece, Rome, Carthage — what are they ? Thy waten washed them while they yet were free, And many a tyrant since their shores obey— The stranger,...
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