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An index to familiar quotations selected principally from British authors ... - Page 311
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Childe Harold's pilgrimage

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1831
...Glory, is when the myrtle wreathes a sword Such as Harmodiusl2) drew on Athens' tyrant lord. XXI. There was a sound of revelry by night, And Belgium's capital...arose with its voluptuous swell, Soft eyes look'd leve to eyes which spake again, And all went merry as a marriage-bell; (3) But hush! hark! a deep sound...
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Childe Harold's pilgrimage, a romaunt. (Harrow ed.).

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1831
...Athens' tyrant lord. XXI. There was a sound of revelry by night, And Belgium's capital had gathered then Her Beauty and her Chivalry, and bright The lamps...when Music arose with its voluptuous swell, Soft eyes looked love to eyes which spake again, And (3) all went merry as a marriage-bell ; But hash ! hark...
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The New sporting magazine, Volume 19

1850
...Richmond, in La rue de la Blaucherie, was thronged with guests. ' And Belgian's capital had gathered then Her beauty and her chivalry, and bright The lamps shone o'er fair women and brave men ; A thonsan'l hearts beat happily." But I must refer my readers to the stanzas which follow the above quoted...
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The History of the Life and Reign of George the Fourth, Volume 3

William Wallace - Great Britain - 1832
...long to read once more, — the verses in which this incident is touched by Lord Byron: — " There was a sound of revelry by night, And Belgium's capital...which spake again, And all went merry as a marriage bell: But hush! hark! a deep sound strikes likes a rising knell! * * * * * * " Ah! then and there...
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The Complete Works of Lord Byron: Including His Suppressed Poems, and Others ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1832
...Glory, is when the myrtle wreathes the sword Such as Harmodius * drew on Athens' tyrant lord. XXI. There was a sound of revelry by night, And Belgium's capital...to eyes which spake again, And all went merry as a marriage-bell ; * But hush ! hark ! a deep sound strikes like a rising knell . XXII. Did ye not hear...
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Letters for the press

Francis Roscommon (pseud.) - 1832
...battle of Waterloo :— " There was a sound of revelry by night, And Belgium's capital had gathered then Her beauty and her chivalry, and bright The lamps...to eyes which spake again. And all went merry as a marriage-bell;— But hush! hark! a deep sound strikes like a rising knell! " Did ye not hear it ?—No;...
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Childe Harold's pilgrimage, The giaour, The siege of Corinth [and other poems].

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1832
...Athens' tyrant lord. 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...to eyes which spake again, And all went merry as a marriage-bell ; ' But hush ! hark ! a deep sound strikes like a rising knell . XXII. Did ye not hear...
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The American Manual, Or, New English Reader: Consisting of Exercises in ...

Moses Severance - Readers - 1832 - 295 pages
...the Battle of Waterloo. 1. THERE was a sound of revelry by night, And Belgium's capital had gathered then Her beauty and her chivalry, and bright The lamps...when Music arose with its voluptuous swell, Soft eyes looked love to eyes which spake again, And all went merry as a marriage-bell — 2. But hush ! hark...
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The National Orator;: Consisting of Selections, Adapted for Rhetorical ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - American literature - 1832 - 284 pages
...BATTLE OF WATERLOO.* Byron. THERE was a sound of revelry by night, And Belgium's capital had gathered then Her beauty and her chivalry, and bright The lamps...when Music arose with its voluptuous swell, Soft eyes looked love to eyes which spake again, And all went merry as a marriage bell ; But hush ! hark ! a...
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The Day

1832
...and accompanied their friend to the place of amusement. The company was splendid and numerous — " And bright The lamps shone o'er fair women and brave...happily, and when Music arose, with its voluptuous swell, Siii'i eyes looked love to eyes which spake again, And all went merry as a marriage bell." My brother...
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