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" 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
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Byron: Selected Poetry and Prose

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 400 pages
...dayless gloom, Their country conquers with their martyrdom, And Freedom's fame fmds wings on every wind. Chillon! thy prison is a holy place, And thy sad floor...sod, By Bonnivard! - May none those marks efface! Byron's sonnet is characteristic of his personal outlook and poetry in that it projects liberty as...
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Selected Poems

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - Poetry - 1996 - 830 pages
...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...marks efface! For they appeal from tyranny to God. When this poem was composed, I was not sufficiently aware of the history of Bonnivard, or I should...
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A Century of Sonnets: The Romantic-Era Revival 1750-1850

Paula R. Feldman, Daniel Robinson - Poetry - 2002 - 304 pages
...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...marks efface! For they appeal from tyranny to God. (1816) 300. 'Rousseau — Voltaire — our Gibbon — and de Stael' Rousseau — Voltaire — our Gibbon...
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A Century of Sonnets: The Romantic-Era Revival, 1750-1850

Paula R. Feldman, Daniel Robinson - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 279 pages
...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...
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A Critical Introduction to Law and Literature

Kieran Dolin - Literary Criticism - 2007
...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 feet have left a trace Worn, as if thy cold pavement were a sod, By Bonnivard! — May none those marks...
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