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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 Year Book of Daily Recreation and Information: Concerning Remarkable Men ...

William Hone - Almanacs, English - 1841
...trod, Until his very steps have left a trace Vom, as if thy cold pavement was a sod, By Bonnivard t — May none those marks efface. For they appeal from tyranny to God. B v BON. On «he 4th of April, 1823, during the Tavmton assizes, intense curiosity was excited by the...
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The works of lord Byron, with notes by T. Moore [and others].

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1842
...Their country conquers with their martyrdom, And Freedom's fame finds wings on every wind. Chillón ! thy prison is a holy place, And thy sad floor an altar...a trace Worn, as if thy cold pavement were a sod, ! When this poem wae composed, I was not sufficiently aware of the history of Bonnivard, or I should...
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A hand-book for travellers in Switzerland and the Alps of Savoy and Piedmont ...

John Murray (publishers.) - 1842
...the sonnet on Bonnivard, from which the following lines are taken : — " Chillón ! thy prison is я holy place, And thy sad floor an altar; for 'twas...Until his very steps have left a trace Worn, as if the cold pavement were a «od, By Bonnivard ! May none those marks efface ! For they appeal from tyranny...
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Le Léman: ou Voyage pittoresque ŕ Genčve et dans le Canton de Vaud, Volume 1

Bailly de la Londe - 1842
...Byron, qui dans un de ses počmes salue cette prison comme un lieu sacré (a holy place} : Chilien ! thy prison is a holy place, And thy sad floor an altar. For't was trod, Until his very steps hâve left-a trace Worn, as if thy cold pavement were a sod, By...
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The Works of Lord Byron, Volume 1

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1843
...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 't was trod, Until his very steps have left a trace Worn, as if thy cold pavement were a sod, By Bonnivard...
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Chambers's Edinburgh Journal

Edinburgh (Scotland) - 1843
...by the action of footsteps. No poetic license has therefore been taken in the forcible lines — " Chillon ! thy prison is a holy place, And thy sad...cold pavement were a sod — By Bonnivard ! May none these marks efface ! For they appeal from tyranny to God I" The pillar thus connected with Bonnivard's...
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The Christian Parlor Magazine: 1844-1845

American literature - 1844
...conquers with their martyrdom, And Freedom's fame finds wings on every wind. Chillon : thy pi i mi i> a holy place. And thy sad floor an altar— for 'twas trod, Until his very stepa have left a trace Worn, as if thy cold pavements were a tod, By Bonnivard ! — may none those...
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A Transatlantic Tour: Comprising Travels in Great Britain, France, Holland ...

William Coombs Dana - Europe - 1845 - 391 pages
...Chillon," but afterward he composed that fine sonnet which will render the captive's name immortal. " Chillon ! thy prison is a holy place, , And thy sad...marks efface ! For they appeal from tyranny to God." Bonnivard was a scholar, as well as a hero; and in his views of religious, as well as political freedom,...
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The Poets and Poetry of England: In the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - Authors, English - 1845 - 504 pages
...daylesa 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 't was trod, Until his very steps have left a trace Worn, as if thy cold pavement were a sod, By Bonnivard...
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Recollections of a Tour: A Summer Ramble in Belgium, Germany, and Switzerland

James William Massie - Belgium - 1846 - 548 pages
...lord, the Duke of Savoy ! Of this relic of human ferocity Byron sung in melancholy strains : — " Chillon ! thy prison is a holy place, And thy sad...trace, Worn, as if thy cold pavement were a sod, By Bonuivard ! May none these marks efface ! For they appeal from tyranny to God." A pillar to which this...
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