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" A small green isle, it seem'd no more, Scarce broader than my dungeon floor, But in it there were three tall trees, And o'er it blew the mountain breeze, And by it there were waters flowing, And on it there were young flowers growing, Of gentle breath... "
The Quarterly Review - Page 204
1817
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Contributions to the Edinburgh Review by Francis Jeffrey, Volume 2

Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey - 1846
...one in view ! A small green isle ; it seem'd no more, Scarce broader than my dungeon floor, But in it there were three tall trees, And o'er it blew the...there were waters flowing, And on it there were young flow'rs growing, Of gentle breath and hue. The fish swam by the castle wall, And they seem'd joyous,...
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Historical Pictures of the Middle Ages, in Black and White

Alicia Moore, A wandering artist - Middle Ages - 1846
...than my dungeon-floor, But in it there were three tall trees, And o'er it blew the mountain-breeze, And by it there were waters flowing, And on it there...young flowers growing, Of gentle breath and hue." * Now called " Byron's Isle." SCENERY AROUND CHILLON. 231 the blue waters — the gloomy valleys of...
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Historical Pictures of the Middle Ages, in Black and White: Made on the Spot ...

Mrs Robert Moore - 1846
...than my dungeon-floor, But in it there were three tall trees, And o'er it blew the mountain-breeze, And by it there were waters flowing, And on it there...young flowers growing, Of gentle breath and hue." * Now called " Byron's Isle." SCENERY AROUND CHILLON. 231 the blue waters — the gloomy valleys of...
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The Poetical Works of Lord Byron: Complete in One Volume

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1847 - 827 pages
...upon the view. 0A small green Isle, It seem'd no more, Scarce broader than my dungeon floor, But la , > 9 < < < 6]?^?_? 6 ; : :6>] breexe, And by It there were waters flowing, And on It there were young flowers growing, Of gentle...
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Tales and Poems

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1848 - 290 pages
...only one in view; A small green isle, it seem'd no more, Scarce broader than my dungeon floor, But in it there were three tall trees, And o'er it blew the...were young flowers growing, Of gentle breath and hue. The fish swam by the castle wall, And they seem'd joyous each and all ; The eagle rode the rising blast,...
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Sketches of the Poetical Literature of the Past Half-century in Six Lectures

David Macbeth Moir - English poetry - 1851 - 335 pages
...one in view. A small green isle — it seemed no more, Scarce broader than my dungeon floor ; But in it there were three tall trees, And o'er it blew the...were young flowers growing, Of gentle breath and hue : The fish swam by the castle wall, And they seemed joyous each and all ; The eagle rode the rising...
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Albion and Erin in Poems of Th. Moore, Lord Byron, R. Burns, P.B. Shelley ...

Victor von Arentsschild - English poetry - 1851 - 559 pages
...broader than my dungeon floor, But in it there were three tall trees, And o'er it blew the monntain breeze, And by it there were waters flowing, And on...were young flowers growing, Of gentle breath and hue. The lisli swam by the castle wall, And they seem'd joyous each and all ; The eagle rode the rising...
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Switzerland and Savoy

David Bogue - Savoy (France and Italy) - 1852 - 343 pages
...only one in view; A small green isle, it seemed no more, Scarce broader than my dungeon floor; But in it there were three tall trees, And o'er it blew the...young flowers growing, Of gentle breath and hue." In the season when the steamers perform a regular service from one extremity of the lake to the other,...
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The Chinampa; Or, Island Home: a Tale of Ancient Mexico

Mrs. J. K. Sampson - 1852
...reappearance. CHAPTER III. " And then there was a little isle Which in my very face did smile, ***** And o'er it blew the mountain breeze, And by it there...were young flowers growing Of gentle breath and hue." BYRON. IN the vicinity of Mexico were a number of chinampas, or floating gardens. They were planted...
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A Hand-book for Travellers in Switzerland and the Alps of Savoy and Piedmont

John Murray (Firm) - Alps, Italian (Italy) - 1852 - 406 pages
...than my dungeon-floor; But in it there were three tall trees, And o'er it blew the mountain-breeze, And by it there were waters flowing, And on it there...young flowers growing, Of gentle breath and hue." The commencement of the valley of the Rhone is dreary and uninteresting. The low ground is a flat alluvial...
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