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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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The poetical reader, with notes and questions by A.W. Buchan

Alexander Winton Buchan - 1861
...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...
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Sketching Rambles: Or, Nature in the Alps and Alpennines, Volume 1

Agnes Catlow, Maria E. Catlow - Italy - 1861 - 369 pages
...only one in view : A small green isle it seemed, no more, Scarce broader than my dungeon floor, Rut in it there were three tall trees, And o'er it blew the...were young flowers growing Of gentle breath and hue." How beautiful is the castle of Chillon ! the situation lovely as a painter's dream, with the blue lake...
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The poetical works of lord Byron, with illustr. by K. Halswelle

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1861
...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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Gleanings from the English poets, Chaucer to Tennyson, with biogr. notices ...

English poets - 1862
...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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European Leaflets for Young Ladies

Mrs. John Philip Newman - Europe - 1862 - 197 pages
...view. A small, green isle, it seemed no more. Scarce broader than my dungeon door. But on it thore were three tall trees. And o'er it blew the mountain...were young flowers growing. Of gentle breath and hue. After reading this soul-stirring poem, and feeling that we had attested its truthfulness, " Who," exclaimed...
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Select readings from the poets and prose writers of every country, ed. by J ...

James Fleming - 1863 - 352 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 seemed joyous each and all : The eagle rode the rising...
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The Wisconsin Farmer, Volume 15

Agriculture - 1863
...email green isle, it seemed no more Scarce broader than a dunge >n floor, But In ft there were throe tall trees, And o'er it blew the mountain breeze,...And by it there were waters flowing. And on it there wore young flowers growinz Of gentle breath and hue." The floating, white-winged sails, the miniature...
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Adventures with My Alpen-stock and Carpetbag, Or, A Three Weeks' Trip to ...

William Smith (F.S.A.S.) - France - 1864 - 120 pages
...ope 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...young flowers growing, Of gentle breath and hue." The railway now entered the flat valley of the Rhone, passing through fertile and well cultivated fields,...
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The American Angler's Book: Embracing the Natural History of Sporting Fish ...

Thaddeus Norris - Digital images - 1864 - 604 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." NOR. (folding up the letter.) I'll stop now, Nestor. You would never die happy if you did not cram...
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A Handbook for Travellers in Switzerland, and The Alps of Savoy and Piedmont

John Murray (Firm) - Switzerland - 1865 - 500 pages
...dungeon-floor; lut in it there were three tall trees, And o'er it blew the mountain-breeze, Anil by it there were waters flowing, And on it there were...young flowers growing. Of gentle breath and hue." The commencement of the valley of the Rhone is droary and uninteresting. The low ground is a flat alluvial...
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