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" And in the moon athwart the place of tombs, Where lay the mighty bones of ancient men, Old knights, and over them the sea-wind sang Shrill, chill, with flakes of foam. He, stepping down By zigzag paths, and juts of pointed rock, Came on the shining levels... "
Poems - Page 4
by Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1846
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Poems, Volume 2

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1842
...cannot last till morn. Thou therefore take my brand Excalibur, Which was my pride : for thou rememberest how In those old days, one summer noon, an arm Rose...bones of ancient men, Old knights, and over them the sea- wind sang Shrill, chill, with flakes of foam. He, stepping down By zigzag paths, and juts of pointed...
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The Living Age, Volume 198

1893
...Arthur" of a lake under the wintry moon, he achieves a veritable miracle of realistic picture : — He, stepping down By zigzag paths, and juts of pointed rock, Came oft the shining levels of the lake. He is great whenever he touches a river, greater still whenever...
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The Cities and Cemeteries of Etruria, Volume 2

George Dennis - Etruria - 1848
...be designated Furies. CHAPTER XX XIV. PALO.— ALSIUM. Alsia proilegitur tellus. RUTILIUS. J. ? 2^ , The place of tombs, Where lay the mighty bones of...ancient men, Old knights, and over them the sea-wind siu;g, Shrill, chill, with flakes of foam. TENNYSON. PALO is well known to travellers as the half-way...
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Proceedings of the Literary & Philosophical Society of Liverpool, Issue 52

Literary and Philosophical Society of Liverpool - Humanities - 1898
...hand of Bedevere is now cast into the sea. What a wondrous piece of word-painting is that scene, — There drew he forth the brand Excalibur And o'er him, drawing it, the whiter moon, Brightening the skirts of a long cloud, ran forth, And sparkled keen with frost against...
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Cambridge Essays, Volume 1

English essays - 1855
...descends : — So saying, from the ruined shrine he stept, And in the moon athwart the place of tomhs, Where lay the mighty bones of ancient men, Old knights,...pointed rock, Came on the shining levels of the lake. The classical aquora may have suggested the ' shining levels;' but there is a deeper reason for the...
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A hand-book for travellers in Devon & Cornwall [by T.C. Paris].

Thomas Clifton Paris - 1856 - 120 pages
...represent the imaginary (scene of the poet — " Vt here lay the mighty bones of ancient men, Old knigMs, and over them the sea-wind sang Shrill, chill, with flakes of foam." Near at hand the visitor should notice a cliff of beautiful outline and varied colouring, rising abruptly...
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Essays

George Brimley - English literature - 1858 - 336 pages
...sharp rocks down which the path to the lake descends : — So saying, from the ruined shrine he stept, And in the moon athwart the place of tombs, Where...pointed rock, Came on the shining levels of the lake. The classical cequora may have suggested the ' shining levels'; but there is a deeper reason for the...
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Cambridge Essays, Volume 1

1856
...sharp rocks down which the path to the lake descends : — So saying, from the ruined shrine he stept, And in the moon athwart the place of tombs, Where...pointed rock, Came on the shining levels of the lake. The classical aquora may have suggested the ' shining levels;' but there is a deeper reason for the...
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Cambridge Essays, 1855-58

1855
...the ruined shrine he stept, And in the moon athwart the place of tomhs, Where lay the mighty hones of ancient men, Old knights, and over them the sea-wind...pointed rock, Came on the shining levels of the lake. The classical aquora may have suggested the ' shining levels/ but there is a deeper reason for the...
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Poems

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - English poetry - 1858 - 379 pages
...wounded man. Yet I thy hest will all perform at full, Watch what I see, and lightly bring thee word." And in the moon athwart the place of tombs, Where...bones of ancient men, Old knights, and over them the sea- wind sang Shrill, chill, with flakes of foam. He, stepping down By zig-zag paths, and juts of...
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