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" There was a sound of revelry by night, And Belgium's capital had gathered then Her Beauty and her Chivalry, and bright The lamps shone o'er fair women and brave men ; A thousand hearts beat happily ; and when Music arose with its voluptuous swell, Soft... "
The works of ... lord Byron - Page 18
by George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1819
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Byron: Selected Poetry and Prose

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 400 pages
...sword Such as Harmodius drew on Athens' tyrant lord/ 180 There was a sound of revelry by night, And Belgium's capital had gathered then Her Beauty and...brave men; A thousand hearts beat happily; and when f denotes Byron's own note: see pp. 65 ff Music arose with its voluptuous swell, Soft eyes look'd love...
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The Columbia Anthology of British Poetry

Carl R. Woodring, James Shapiro - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 891 pages
...Athens' tvrant lord, 180 XXI There was a sound of revelry by night. And Belgium's capital had gather'd then Her Beauty and her Chivalry, and bright The lamps...thousand hearts beat happily; and when Music arose with its voluptuous swell. Soft eyes look'd love to eyes which spake again, And all went merry as a...
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A Matter of Honour: And Other Tales of Early Perth

Susan Code - Perth (Ont.) - 1996 - 155 pages
...where he died in 1856. Credit: Perth Museum. AN IGNOBLE END There was a sound of revelry by night, And Belgium's capital had gathered then Her Beauty and...thousand hearts beat happily; and when Music arose with its voluptuous swell, Soft eyes looked love to eyes which spake again, And all went merry as a...
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Selected Poems

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - Poetry - 1996 - 830 pages
...drew on Athens' tyrant lord. There was a sound of revelry by night, And Belgium's capital had gather'd then Her Beauty and her Chivalry, and bright The lamps shone o'er fair women and brave men; 185 A thousand hearts beat happily; and when Music arose with its voluptuous swell, Soft eyes look'd...
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Book of the Stars: A Manual of Astrology

Raphael - 1996 - 256 pages
...1st, 1769, | At Midnight. " There was a sound of revelry by night, And Belgium's capital had gather'd then Her beauty and her chivalry, and bright The lamps shone o'er fair women and br»ve men ; A thousand hearts beat happily ; and when Music arose with its voluptuous swell. Soft...
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Book of the Stars: A Manual of Astrology

Raphael - 1996 - 256 pages
...1st, 1769, | At Midnight. " There was a sound of revelry by night, And Belgium's capital had gather'd then Her beauty and her chivalry, and bright The lamps shone o'er fair women and br»ve men; A thousand hearts beat happily; and when Music arose with its voluptuous swell. Soft eyes...
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The Annotated Anne of Green Gables

L. M. Montgomery - Fiction - 1997 - 496 pages
...end (Canto III, Stanza 21): There was a sound of revelry by night, And Belgium's capital had gather'd then Her Beauty and her Chivalry, and bright The lamps shone o'er fair women and brave men; And all went merry as a marriage bell; But hush! hark! a deep sound strikes like a rising knell! Anne's...
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Big Trouble: A Murder in a Small Western Town Sets Off a Strugg

J. Anthony Lukas - History - 2012 - 880 pages
...the battle of Waterloo: "There was a sound of revelry by night, / And Belgium's capital had gather'd then / Her beauty and her chivalry, and bright / The lamps shone o'er fair women and brave men." Once more, Governor Gooding occupied a prominent seat. So did the widow, Belle Steunenberg, making...
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Bold Dragoon: The Life of J.E.B. Stuart

Emory M. Thomas - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 354 pages
...lamps shone o'er fair women and brave men; A thousand hearts beat happily; and when Music arose with its voluptuous swell, Soft eyes look'd love to eyes which spake again, And all went merry as a marriage bell; But there was a Waterloo, and the next line portends: But hush!...
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The Origins of English Words: A Discursive Dictionary of Indo-European Roots

Joseph Twadell Shipley - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2001 - 672 pages
...raise a tumult; then softened to having a high old time. There was a sound of revelry by night, And Belgium's capital had gathered then Her beauty and...bright The lamps shone o'er fair women and brave men . . . And all went merry as a marriage-bell— But hush! hark! a deep sound strikes like a rising knell!...
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