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" The armaments which thunderstrike the walls Of rock-built cities, bidding nations quake, And monarchs tremble in their capitals; The oak leviathans, whose huge ribs make Their clay creator the vain title take Of lord of thee, and arbiter of war ; These... "
The works of ... lord Byron - Page 184
by George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1819
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The Complete Works of Lord Byron: Including His Suppressed Poems ..., Volume 1

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1832
...to earth ;— there let him lay. CLXXXI. The armaments which thunder-strike the walls Of rock-built cities, bidding nations quake And monarchs tremble...Alike the Armada's pride, or spoils of Trafalgar. CLXXXII. Thy shores are empires, changed in all save thee — Assyria, Greece, Rome, Carthage, what...
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The Eclectic Reader: Designed for Schools and Academies

Bela Bates Edwards - Readers - 1832 - 324 pages
...him again to earth :—there let him lay. The armaments which thunder-strike the walls Of rock-built cities, bidding nations quake, And monarchs tremble...toys, and, as the snowy flake,' They melt into thy yest of waves, which mar Alike the armada's pride, or spoils of Trafalgar. .t Thy shores are empires,...
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The American Manual, Or, New English Reader: Consisting of Exercises in ...

Moses Severance - Readers - 1832 - 295 pages
...grave, unknell'd, uncoffin'd, and unknown. 3. The armaments which thunderstrike the walls Of rock-built cities, bidding nations quake, And monarchs tremble...thy toys, and, as the snowy flake, They melt into the yeast of waves, which mar Alike th' Armada's pride, or spoils of Trafalgar. 4. Thy shores are empires,...
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The English Orator: a Selection of Pieces for Reading & Recitation

James Hedderwick - Oratory - 1833 - 216 pages
...him again to earth: — there let him lay. The armaments which thunderstrike the walls Of rock-built cities, bidding nations quake, And monarchs tremble...Their clay creator the vain title take Of lord of thce, and arbiter of war; These are thy toys, and, as the snowy flake, They melt into thy yeast of...
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An Essay on Elocution: Designed for the Use of Schools and Private Learners

Samuel Kirkham - Elocution - 1834 - 341 pages
...again to earth': — there let him lay'.' The armaments which thunderstrike the walls' Of rock-built cities', bidding nations quake', And monarchs tremble...creator the vain title take' Of lord of thee', and arinler of war'; These are thy TOYS', and', as the snowy flake', They melt into thy yest of waves',...
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The Works of George Byron: With His Letters and Journals, and His Life, Volume 8

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1836
...earth : — there let him lay CLXXX. CLXXXI. The armaments which thunderstrike the walls Of rock-built cities, bidding nations quake, And monarchs tremble...Alike the Armada's pride, or spoils of Trafalgar. Thy shores are empires, changed in all save thee — Assyria, Greece, Rome, Carthage, what are they...
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The harp of the wilderness; or, Flowers of modern fugitive poetry

Harp - 1836
...grave, unkneH'd, uncoffin'd, and unknown. The armaments which thunder-strike the walls " Of rock-built cities, bidding nations quake, And monarchs tremble...mar Alike the Armada's pride or spoils of Trafalgar. Thy shores are empires, changed in all save thee— Assyria, Greece, Rome, Carthage, what are they?...
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The Elocutionist: Consisting of Declamations and Readings in Prose and ...

Jonathan Barber - Oratory - 1836 - 392 pages
...him again to earth :—there let him lay. The armaments whicl thunderstrike the walls Of rock-built cities, bidding nations quake, And monarchs tremble...the vain title take Of lord of thee, and arbiter of wai 1 !' These are thy toys, and as the snowy flake, They melt into thy yeast of waves, which mar Alike...
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History of the English Language and Literature

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1837 - 278 pages
...again to earth : — there let him lay. The armaments which thunder-strike the walls Of rock-built cities, bidding nations quake, And monarchs tremble...Alike the Armada's pride, or spoils of Trafalgar. Thy shores are empires, changed in all save thee — Assyria, Greece, Rome, Carthage, what are they...
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Childe Harold's Pilgrimage: A Romaunt, Volume 1

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1837 - 329 pages
...to earth : — there let him lay. CLXXXI. The armaments which thunderstrike the walls Of rock-built cities, bidding nations quake, And monarchs tremble...Alike the Armada's pride, or spoils of Trafalgar. CLXXXII. Thy shores are empires, changed in all save thee — Assyria, Greece, Rome, Carthage, what...
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