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" Chaldea's seers are good, But here they have no skill ; And the unknown letters stood Untold and awful still. And Babel's men of age Are wise and deep in lore ; But now they were not sage, They saw — but knew no more. "
The Works of Lord Byron - Page 56
by George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1843
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The Book of Oratory: A New Collection of Extracts in Prose, Poetry and ...

Readers - 1856 - 500 pages
...men of age Are wise and deep in lore ; But now they were not sage : They saw — but knew no more. A captive in the land, A stranger and a youth, He...bright, The prophecy in view ; He read it on that night — " Belshazzar's grave is made, His kingdom passed away, He, in the balance weighed, Is light and...
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The pupil's manual of choice reading, arranged by T.B. Smith

Thomas Buckley Smith - 1858
...but knew no more. A captive in the land, a stranger and a youth Heard the king's dread command, and saw that writing's truth. The lamps around were bright,...in view; He read it on that night, — the morrow prov'd it true.* " Belshazzar's grave is made, his kingdom pass'd away, He, in the balance weigh'd,...
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Poems

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1859
...of lore appear, The wisest of the earth, And expound the words of fear, Which mar our royal mirth." Chaldea's seers are good, But here they have no skill...read it on that night, — The morrow proved it true. " Belshazzar's grave is made, His kingdom pass'd away, He, in the balance weigh'd, Is light and worthless...
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Pearls from the poets: specimens selected, with biogr. notes, by H.W. Dulcken

Henry William Dulcken - 1860
...Babel•s men of age Are wise and deep in lore ; But now they were not sage, They saw — but knew no more. A captive in the land, A stranger and a youth, He heard the king's command, He saw the writing's truth. The lamps around were bright, The prophecy in view ; He read it on that night...
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The poetical works of lord Byron, with illustr. by K. Halswelle

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1861
...and deep in lore ; But now they were not sage, They saw — but knew no more. A captive in the laud, A stranger and a youth, He heard the king's command,...read it on that night — The morrow proved it true. "Belshazzar's grave is made, His kingdom pass'd away, He, in the balance weigh a, Is light and worthless...
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The lady's reader: with rules for a good style of reading aloud

George Vandenhoff - 1862
...Babel's men of age Are wise and deep in lore ; But now they were not sage, They saw — but knew no more. A captive in the land, A stranger and a youth, He...read it on that night, — The morrow proved it true. " Belshazzar's grave is made, His kingdom passed away ; He, in the balance weighed, Is light and worthless...
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The poetical reader for school and home use, ed. by J.C. Curtis

John Charles Curtis - 1863
...Babel's men of age Are wise and deep in lore ; But now they were not sage, They saw — but knew no more. A captive in the land, A stranger and a youth, He...read it on that night, — The morrow proved it true. " Belshazzar's grave is made, His kingdom passed away, He, in the balance weighed, Is light and worthless...
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The Christian ambassador, ed. by C.C. McKechnie, Volume 5

Colin Campbell M'Kechnie - 1867
...Babel's men of age Are wise and deep in lore; But now they were not sage, They saw and knew no more. ' A Captive in the land, A stranger and a youth, He...read it on that night,— The morrow proved it true. '' Belshazzar's grave is made, His kingdom passed away, He in the balance weigh'd Is light and worthless...
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Golden gleanings, a selection from the poets devotional and moral

Golden gleanings - 1863
...Babel's men of age Are wise and deep in lore ; But now they were not sage, They saw — but knew no more. A captive in the land, A stranger and a youth, He...read it on that night, — The morrow proved it true. " Belshazzar's grave is made, His kingdom pass'd away, He, in the balance weigh'd Is light and worthless...
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Grammar of English grammars; or Advanced manual of English grammar and language

Jacob Lowres - 1863
...Babel's men of age Are wise and deep in lore ! But now they were not sage, They saw — but knew no more. A captive in the land, A stranger and a youth, He heard the king's command, He saw the writing's truth. The lamps around were bright, The prophecy in view ; He read it on that night...
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