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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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Book of the Poets: The Modern Poets of the Nineteenth Century

American poetry - 1862 - 490 pages
...the* — Assyria, Greece. Rome, Carthage, what are they 1 Thy waters wasted them while they were frw, 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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An Essay on Elocution: With Elucidatory Passages from Various Authors

John Hanbury Dwyer - 1843
...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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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1844
...changed in all Rave thee— Assyria, Greece, Rome, Carthage, what are they 1 Thy waters wasted them amusing and instructive fable by this worthy divine : — The Chameleon. Oft has Has dried up realms to deserte : not so thou ; Unchangeable save to thy wild waves' play. Time writes...
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The Quaver; or, Songster's pocket companion

Quaver - Songs - 1844 - 512 pages
...flake, They melt into the 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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The universal class-book: a ser. of reading lessons

Samuel Maunder - 1844
...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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Cyclopędia of English literature, Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...flake, They melt into thy yeast of waves, which mar Alike the Armada's pride, or spoils of Trafalgar. Cartilage, what are they ! Thy waters wasted them while they were free, And many a tyrant since ; their...
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Orthophony: Or, Vocal Culture in Elocution: A Manual of Elementary Exercises ...

James Edward Murdoch, William Russell - Elocution - 1845 - 336 pages
...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...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 rhetorical reader, consisting of choice specimens of oratorical ...

John Hall Hindmarsh - 1845 - 80 pages
...flake, They melt into the 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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Dial of the Seasons: Or A Portraiture of Nature ...

Thomas Fisher - Climatology - 1845 - 217 pages
...localities of commercial opulence, Argos, and Tyre, and Venice, the traffic-built cities of antiquity. " 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 Reader's Guide: Containing a Notice of the Elementary Sounds in the ...

John Hall - Elocution - 1845 - 320 pages
...They melt into thy yeast of wavesv, 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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