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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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Poetry for Home and School ...

Anna Cabot Lowell - 1846
...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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The Poets and Poetry of England: In the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - Authors, English - 1846 - 504 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 '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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The Works of Lord Byron, Including the Suppressed Poems: Also a Sketch of ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1846 - 764 pages
...Their country conquers with their martyrdom, And Freedom's fame finds wings on every wind. Chillón! ron Ч »a« trod, Until his very steps have left a trace Worn, as if thy cold pavement were л sod, By...
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A hand-book for travellers in Switzerland and the Alps of Savoy and Piedmont ...

John Murray (publishers.) - 1846
...following lines are taken : — Boute 56.— Chillón— Villeneuve — Rhone Valley. 167 " Chillón ! 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 the cold pavement were a sod, By Bonnivard...
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The Complete Works of Lord Byron: Reprinted from the Last London Ed ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1846
...Their country conquers wilh their martyrdom. And Freedom's fame finds wings on every wind. Chillón ! thy prison is a holy place, And thy sad floor an altar— ftir 'I was trod, dans le chitcau de Chillón, oů il resta sans ętre interrogé ju». qu'en 1836;...
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The Poetical Works of Lord Byron: Complete in One Volume

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1847 - 827 pages
...Their country conquers with their martyrdom, And Freedom's fame finds win?s on every wind. Chillon 1 thy prison is a holy place. And thy sad floor an altar...a trace Worn, as if thy cold pavement were a sod, 1 When this poem was composed, I was not sufficiently aware of the history of Bonnivard, or I should...
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Tales and Poems

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1848 - 290 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...trace Worn, as if thy cold pavement were a sod, By Bounivard !c" — May none those marks efl'ace ! For they appeal from tyrauny to God. I. My hair is...
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Letters from Italy

J. T. Headley - Italy - 1848 - 224 pages
...When he afterwards heard of it, he wrote a sonnet on the noble prior of Victor, in which he says : " Chillon ! thy prison is a holy place, And thy sad floor an altar ; for 'twas trod Until its very steps have left a trace Worn, as if thy cold pavement were a sod, By Bonnivard ! May none...
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The Select Poetical Works

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1848 - 406 pages
...gloom, | Their country conquers with their martrydom, 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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The Prisoners' Friend: A Monthly Magazine Devoted to Criminal Reform ...

Crime - 1849
...their martyrdom. And freedom's fame finds wings on every wind. Chillón ' thy prison is a holy pfacc, And thy sad floor an altar — for 'twas trod. Until...have left a trace Worn, as if thy cold pavement were о sod, By Bonnivnrd ! Мну none those marks efface ARTICLE LXXIII. William Smith O'Brien. IRELAND....
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