Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" To fetters, and the damp vault's dayless gloom, Their country conquers with their martyrdom, And Freedom's fame finds wings on every wind. Chillon! thy prison is a holy place, And thy sad floor an altar — for 'twas trod, Until his very steps have left... "
The Works of the Right Honourable Lord Byron: Prisoner of Chillon. Manfred ... - Page 2
by George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1818 - 141 pages
Full view - About this book

Lord Byron's Works ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - English poetry - 1821
...less gloom, Their country conquers with their martyrdom, And Freedom's fame finds wings on every wind. Chillon ! thy prison is a holy place, And thy sad...For they appeal from tyranny to God. THE PRISONER OF CHILLON. .1. hair is grey, but not with years, Nor grew it white In a single night,1 As men's have...
Full view - About this book

The Works of Lord Byron: Lara. Siege of Corinth. Parisina. The prisoner of ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1821
...dayless gloom, Their country conquers with their martyrdom, And Freedom's fame finds wings on every wind. Chillon! thy prison is a holy place, And thy sad floor an altar—for 'twas trod, Until his very steps have left a trace Worn, as if thy cold pavement were a...
Full view - About this book

An Historical and Critical Memoir of the Life and Writings of the Right ...

John Watkins - 1822 - 427 pages
...gloom — Their country conquers with their martyrdom, And Freedom's fame finds wings on every wind. Chillon ! thy prison is a holy place, And thy sad...marks efface ! For they appeal from tyranny to God." Yet the history of Bonnivard, highly interesting as it might have been made, forms no part of the poem...
Full view - About this book

Memoirs of the Life and Writings of the Right Honourable Lord Byron: With ...

John Watkins - Poets, English - 1822 - 428 pages
...gloom — Their country conquers with their martyrdom, And Freedom's fame finds wings on every wind. Chillon ! thy prison is a holy place, And thy sad...marks efface ! For they appeal from tyranny to God." Yet the history of Bonnivard, highly interesting as it might have been made, forms no part of the poem...
Full view - About this book

The works of lord Byron, comprehending the suppressed poems, Volumes 5-6

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1822
...dayless gloom, Their country conquers with their martyrdom, And Freedom's fame finds wings on every wind. Chillon! thy prison is a holy place, And thy sad floor an altar — for 'twas trod, t-'ntil his very steps have left a trace Worn, as if thy cold pavement were a sod, Ky Bonnivard ! *...
Full view - About this book

La Suisse, ou, Tableau historique, pittoresque et moral des ..., Volume 1

Depping - 1822
...poèmes comme un lieu sacré: . . Chillon! thy prison is a holy J And thy sad floor an altar. For't was trod Until his very steps have left a trace Worn, as if thy cold pavement wtre a sod, By Bonnivard ! may none those marks efface! For they appeal from tyranny to god. Ce fut...
Full view - About this book

Select Works of the Right Honourable Lord Byron: In Two Volumes, Volume 2

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - English poetry - 1823
...Their country conquers with their martyrdom, And Freedom's fame finds wings on every- wind. ChiUon! thy prison is a holy place, And thy sad floor an altar...they appeal from tyranny to God. > .- THE PRISONER OF CHILLON. A FABLE. I. My hair is grey, but not with years, Nor grew it white In a single night,2 As...
Full view - About this book

Forget me not; a Christmas and new year's present. (Ed. by F. Shoberl).

1827
...one by one, Returning where my walk begun." Nor it the following emphatic apostrophe untrue — *' Chillon ! thy prison is a holy place, And thy sad...marks efface, For they appeal from tyranny to God !" But however this may be, there is a memorial in this place which cannot fail of proving a source...
Full view - About this book

The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Volume 46

1845
...round the pillars one by one. Returning where my walk begun." Nor is the following apostrophe untrue: " Chillon ! thy prison is a holy place, And thy sad...thy cold pavement were a sod, By Bonnivard. May none these marks efface, For they appeal from tyranny to God." But however this may be, there is a memorial...
Full view - About this book

The works of lord Byron, Volume 4

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1823
...dayless gloom, Their country conquers with their martyrdom, And Freedom's fame finds wings on every wind. Chillon ! thy prison is a holy place, And thy sad...as if thy cold pavement were a sod, By Bonnivard! (1) — May none those marks efface! For they appeal from tyranny to God. PRISONER OF CHILLON. i. MY...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF