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" To fetters, and the damp vault's dayless gloom— Their country conquers with their martyrdom, And Freedom's fame finds wings on every wind. Chillon ! thy prison is a holy place, And thy sad floor an altar; for 'twas trod, Until his very steps have left... "
The Complete Poetical Works of Lord Byron - Page 398
by George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1905 - 1055 pages
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English Sonnets by Poets of the Past

Samuel Waddington - Sonnets, English - 1888 - 238 pages
...the heirs of immortality Is proud, and makes the breath of glory real ! LORD BYRON. CHILLON. TERNAL Spirit of the chainless Mind ! Brightest in dungeons,...alone can bind ; And when thy sons to fetters are consigned, To fetters, and the damp vault's dayless gloom, Their country conquers with their martyrdom,...
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The Cyclopędia of Practical Quotations, English and Latin: With an Appendix ...

Quotations, English - 1889 - 899 pages
...Act H. Sc. 7. PRISON. Eternal Spirit of the chainless Mind! Brightest in dungeons. Liberty! thon nrt, For there thy habitation is the heart — The heart...gloom, Their country conquers with their martyrdom. h. BYBON -Sonnet. On Chilian. A prison is n house of care, A place where none can thrive, A touchstone...
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Representative Sonnets by American Poets: With an Essay on the Sonnet, Its ...

Charles Henry Crandall - Sonnets - 1890 - 361 pages
...Byronic as the following on Bonnivard, the subject of his immortal poem (1788-1824) : — THE PRISONER OF CHILLON. ETERNAL spirit of the chainless mind ! Brightest...alone can bind ; And when thy sons to fetters are consigned, — To fetters, and the damp vault's dayless gloom, — Their country conquers with their...
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Wilfrid Laurier on the Platform: Collection of the Principal Speeches Made ...

Sir Wilfrid Laurier - Canada - 1890 - 624 pages
...illustrates the truth of Byron's invocation to liberty, in the introduction to the Prisoner of Chi lion :— Eternal Spirit of the chainless mind ! Brightest in...alone can bind ; And when thy sons to fetters are consigned — To fetters and the damp vault's day less gloom, Their country conquers with their martyrdom....
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Open Sesame!: Arranged for students over fourteen years old

Blanche Wilder Bellamy, Maud Wilder Goodwin - Readers - 1890
...hundred voices at once shouted : "Bonivard, thou art free ! " "And Geneva?" CHILLON. LORD BYRON. ETEKNAL Spirit of the chainless mind ! Brightest in dungeons,...alone can bind : And when thy sons to fetters are consigned, To fetters, and the damp vault's day less gloom, Their country conquers with their martyrdom,...
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Open Sesame!: Poetry and Prose for School-days, Volume 3

Blanche Wilder Bellamy, Maud Wilder Goodwin - Readers and speakers - 1891
...once shouted : " Bonivard, thou art free ! " "And Geneva?" " Free also ! " • CHILLON. LORD BYRON. ETERNAL Spirit of the chainless mind ! Brightest in...alone can bind : And when thy sons to fetters are consigned, To fetters, and the damp vault's dayless gloom, Their country conquers with their martyrdom,...
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Poets the Interpreters of Their Age

Anna Swanwick - Poetry - 1892 - 392 pages
...noble introductory sonnet? " Eternal spirit of the chainless mind I Brightest in dungeons, Liberty I thou art ; For there thy habitation is the heart —...Freedom's fame finds wings on every wind. Chillon 1 thy prison is a holy place, And thy sad floor an altar — for 'twas trod, Until his very steps have...
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Cathcart's Literary Reader: A Manual of English Literature : Being Typical ...

George Rhett Cathcart - American literature - 1892 - 541 pages
...Looked at each other with a wild surmise, Silent, upon a peak in Darien. JOHN KEATS IV. ON THE CASTLE OF CHILLON ETERNAL spirit of the chainless mind ! Brightest...alone can bind ; And when thy sons to fetters are consigned, To fetters, and the damp vault's dayless gloom, Their country conquers with their martyrdom,...
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Poetry of Byron

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - Poetry - 1892 - 276 pages
...— For all are meteors with a different name, And Death the sable smoke where vanishes the flame. SONNET ON CHILLON. ETERNAL Spirit of the chainless...love] of thee alone can bind ; And when thy sons to fetteis are consign' d — To fetters, and the damp vault's dayless gloom, Their country conquers with...
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A Primer of English Verse: Chiefly in Its Ęsthetic and Organic Character

Hiram Corson - English language - 1892 - 232 pages
...literature which realize more distinctly the sonnet idea, or impart a fuller artistic satisfaction : Eternal Spirit of the chainless Mind.' Brightest in...alone can bind ; And when thy sons to fetters are consigned — To fetters, and the damp vault's dayless gloom, Their country conquers with their martyrdom,...
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