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" There is given Unto the things of earth, which Time hath bent, A spirit's feeling, and where he hath leant His hand, but broke his scythe, there is a power And magic in the ruin'd battlement, For which the palace of the present hour Must yield its pomp,... "
The Quarterly Review - Page 372
1871
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The Stage, Volume 1

Alfred Bunn - Theater - 1840
...display of the Grand Ducal gardens — but, after all, " there is a power " And magic in the ruined battlement, " For which the palace of the present...its pomp, and wait 'till ages are its dower !" The city of Heidelberg is altogether a fine old place, and we were well entertained at the " King of Portugal,"...
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The Stage: Both Before and Behind the Curtain, from "observations ..., Volume 1

Alfred Bunn - Theater - 1840 - 907 pages
...modern display of the Grand Ducal gardens — but, after all, " there is a power And majic in the ruined battlement, For which the palace of the present hour...its pomp, and wait till ages are its dower !"' The city of Heidelberg is altogether a fine old place, and we were well entertained at the " King of Portugal,"...
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The Dublin Review

1840
...; and where lie hath leant His hand, but broke his scythe, there is a power And magic in the ruined battlement, For which the palace of the present hour...yield its pomp, and wait till ages are its dower." If it be a sign of genius to liavc caught the spirit and the peculiar transparency of style belonging...
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Letters from an Artist, Sojourning on the Continent

Joshua Horner - Art - 1841 - 142 pages
...feeling, and where he hath leant His hand, but broke his scythe, there is a power And magic In the ruined battlement. For which the palace of the present hour...yield Its pomp, and wait till ages are its dower. Byron's Childe Harold. The church of St. John Lateran is said, by some, to have been the original church...
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The works of lord Byron, with notes by T. Moore [and others].

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1842
...which have words, and speak to ye of heaven, Floats o'er this vast and wondrous monument, And shadows would sicken o'er the heaving wave ; Not thou, vain...please — Oh, who can tell, save he whose heart hath cxxx. Oh Time ! the beautifler of the dead, Adorner of the ruin, comforter And only healer when the...
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The Christian Teacher, Volume 4

England - 1842
...feeling, and where he hath leant His hand, but broke his scythe, there is a power And magic in the ruined battlement, For which the palace of the present hour...yield its pomp, and wait till ages are its dower." Childe Harold, Canto IV. But it is time we should speak of the spiritual as well as temporal grandeur...
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The Lottery of Life

Marguerite Countess of Blessington - English fiction - 1842 - 393 pages
...feeling, and where he hath lent His hand, but broke his scythe, there is a power And magic in the ruined battlement, For which the palace of the present hour...yield its pomp, and wait till ages are its dower." THERE was not, perhaps, in the brief but troubled life of Lord Byron, a period in which his mind rose...
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Results of Reading

James Stamford Caldwell - Literature and morals - 1843 - 351 pages
...ye 4 of heaven, Floats o'er this vast and wond'rous monument, And shadows forth its glory. * * * * There is a power And magic in the ruin'd battlement...present hour Must yield its pomp, and wait till ages be its dower. 5 A gallant sight she was: her tall masts pointing, in graceful lines, against the sky,...
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English poetry, for use in the schools of the Collegiate institution ...

English poetry - 1844
...feeling, and where he hath leant His hand, hut hroke his scythe, there is a power And magic in the ruined battlement, For which the palace of the present hour...yield its pomp, and wait till ages are its dower. And here the buzz of eager nations ran, In murmured pity, or loud-roared applause, As man was slaughtered...
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Narrative of a Voyage to Madeira, Teneriffe and Along the Shores of the ...

William Robert Wilde - Egypt - 1844 - 648 pages
...love-tales of Europe and the feats of chivalry — for still " There is a power And magic in the ruined battlement, For which the palace of the present hour Must yield its pomp, and wait till ages arc its dower." Proceeding through the council-hall, we pass to the palace of the grand master, a building...
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