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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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Encyclopaedia of English and American Poetry: From Caedmon and King Alfred's ...

Samuel Orchart Beeton - American poetry - 1873
...not wife, They saw — but knew no more. A captive in tho hind, A stranger and a youth, He heard tho l he's call'd to claim it in the skies. Juhn Clare.—...AMY.' The flowers the sultry summer kills Spring's " Belshazzar's grave is made, His kingdom pass'd away, He, in the balance weigh'd, Is light and worthless...
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The Poetical Works of Lord Byron, Volume 3, Part 1

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1873
...age Are wise and deep in lore ; But now they were not sage, They saw— but knew no more. A eaptive in the land, A stranger and a youth, He heard the king's eommand, He saw that writing's truth. The lamps around were bright, The propheey in view ; He read...
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The new mitre-hymnal, adapted to the services of the Church of England ...

William John Hall - 1875
...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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Parnassus

Ralph Waldo Emerson - American poetry - 1875 - 534 pages
...saw, — but knew iio more. A captive in the land, A stranger and a youth. — Hi' hcard tlio kind's command, He saw that writing's truth. The lamps around were bright, The prophecy in view: Ho read it on that night, — The morrow liroved it true. " Balshazzar's grave is made, His kingdom...
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Notes and extracts in illustration of A slight sketch of universal history

Richard Simpson (of Lower Clapton.) - 1875
...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, lie saw that writing's truth. The lamps around were bright, The prophecy in view ; He read it on that...
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Parnassus

Ralph Waldo Emerson - American poetry - 1875 - 534 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 heard the king's ooniinand, He saw that writing's truth. The lamps around were bright, The prophecy in view: He read...
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Waterside mission sermons. Ser. 1, 3rd ed

1875
...that wealth and luxury could give, yet when he died on that fatal night, his was a hopeless case. " Belshazzar's grave is made, His kingdom pass'd away, He, in the balance weighed, Is light and worthless clay." So it was with the Greeks and Romans of old. When a Eoman was...
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The Children's Treasury of English Song

Francis Turner Palgrave - Children's poetry, English - 1877 - 302 pages
...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...
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The Code poetical reader, by a teacher

Code poetical reader - 1877
...were not sage,* They saw — but knew no more. A captive * in the land, A stranger and a youth, 35 He heard the King's command, He saw that writing's...The prophecy * in view ; He read it on that night, — 40 The morrow proved it true. " Belshazzar's grave is made, His kingdom passed away, He, in the...
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The masonic minstrel: a collection of songs, odes, anthems, and occasional ...

Masonic minstrel - Masonic music - 1877 - 215 pages
...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 that writing's truth, 138 MASONIC SONGS. The lamps around were bright, The prophecy in view, He read it on that night, The...
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