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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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The Works of George Byron: With His Letters and Journals, and His ..., Volume 10

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1835
...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...marks efface! For they appeal from tyranny to God. (1) [In the first draught, the sonnet opens thus — " Beloved Goddess of the chainless mind ! Brightest...
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Facts Without Fiction and Tales from the Life, Illustrative of the Evil ...

John Grigg Hewlett - 1835
...sung his sufferings and his wrongs. Who can but feel the charm of the latter part of his sonnet — ' Chillon ! thy prison is a holy place, And thy sad...trace. Worn, as if thy cold pavement were a sod. By Bonnivardt ! — May none those marks efface ! For they appeal from tyranny to God.' "From Chillon...
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The Select Poetical Works of Lord Byron: Containing The Corsair, Lara, The ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1836 - 244 pages
...is a holy place , To fetters , and the damp vault's dayless gloom, 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 sod , By Bounivord '. —May none those marks efface? For they appeal from tyranny to God. THE PRISONER OF CHILLON....
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The Continent in 1835: Sketches in Belgium, Germany, Switzerland ..., Volume 2

John Hoppus - Europe - 1836
...about, the wave enthrals; A double dungeon, wall and wave Have made—and like a living grave. • 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 sod,...
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The continent in 1835, sketches in Belgium, Germany, Switzerland, Savoy, and ...

John Hoppus - 1836
...round about, the wave enthrals; A double dungeon, wall and wave Have made — and like a living grave. Chillon ! thy prison is a holy place, And thy sad floor an ahar — for 'twas trod Until his very steps have left a trace Worn as if thy cold pavement were a...
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 10

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Timothy Flint, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew - American periodicals - 1837
...walls of the famous Castle of Chillon, where Bonnivard, Byron's ' Prisoner,' lingered in chains : ' Chillon ! thy prison is a holy place, And thy sad...efface, For they appeal from tyranny to God !' The castle is at the foot of the hill, on the very margin of the lake, and seems almost to rise out of...
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 10

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Timothy Flint, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew - American periodicals - 1837
...walls of the famous Castle of Chillon, where Bonnivard, Byron's ' Prisoner,' lingered in chains : ' Chillon ! thy prison is a holy place, And thy sad...marks efface, For they appeal from tyranny to God !' 388 Clareus — Lousanne — Moral. [November, ture's fairest works. We passed Clarens, too, the...
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 10

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Timothy Flint, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew - American periodicals - 1837
...walls of the famous Castle of Chillon, where Bounivard, Byron's ' Prisoner,' lingered in chains : ' Chillon ! thy prison is a holy place, And thy sad...were a sod, By Bonnivard ! — May none those marks eflace, For they appeal from tyranny to God !' ture's fairest works. We passed Clareas, too, the '...
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The Continent in 1835: Sketches in Belgium, Germany, Switzerland, Savoy, and ...

John Hoppus - Europe - 1837 - 340 pages
...wave Have made— and like a living grave. Chillon ! thy prison is a holy place, And thy sad fljor an altar- -for 'twas trod ' Until his very steps have...as if thy cold pavement were a sod, By Bonnivard!' , This part of the lake of Geneva has acquired additional celebrity by its being identified with 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
...Their country conquers with their martyrdom, And Freedom's fame finds wings on every wind. Chillˇn! thy prison is a holy place. And thy sad floor an altar — for 'twas trod, (I) AVlieti this poem wan composed, I waa not sufficiently aware of the history of ▀onnivard, or I...
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