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" STOOD in Venice, on the Bridge of Sighs; A palace and a prison on each hand : I saw from out the wave her structures rise As from the stroke of the enchanter's wand : A thousand years their cloudy wings expand Around me. "
History of English Literature - Page 20
by Hippolyte Taine - 1883
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The Works of Lord Byron: With His Letters and Journals,

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1833
...ever, Your obliged And affectionate friend, BYRON. CHILDE HAROLD'S PILGRIMAGE. CANTO THE FOURTH. I. I STOOD in Venice, on the Bridge of Sighs ; (') A...subject land Look'd to the winged Lion's marble piles, [isles ! Where Venice sate in state, throned on her hundred ii. She looks a sea Cybele, fresh from...
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The Bravo: A Tale, Volume 1

James Fenimore Cooper - 1833
...reader is left to judge for himself. THE BRAVO. CHAPTER L " I stood in Venice on the Bridge of Sigha, A palace and a prison on each hand ; I saw from out...times, when many a subject land Look'd to the winged lions' marble piles, Where Venice sate in state, throned on her hundred isles." BnoN. THE sun had disappeared...
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The Works of Lord Byron: With His Letters and Journals,

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1833
...had lately given a newlife to its glories, and sung of that fair City of the Sea thus grandly: — " I stood in Venice on the Bridge of Sighs; A palace...hand: I saw from out the wave her structures rise Aa from the stroke of the enchanter's wand: A thousand years their cloudy wings expand Around me, and...
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The Tourist: A Literary and Anti-slavery Journal, Volume 1

Antislavery movements - 1833
...JANUARY 7, 183-2. PRICE ONE PENNY. THE BRIDGE OF SIGHS. 1 stood in Venice, on the l´ridge of Sighs, Л palace and a prison on each hand ; I saw from out the wave her structures rise, As from the atroke of an enchanter's wand, Л thousand years their cloudy wings expand Around me, and a dying glory...
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The Imperial Magazine

1834
...MAGAZINE. JUNE, 1834. TOPOGRAPHICAL AND HISTORICAL ACCOUNT OF VENICE. (With an Engraving.) I STOOD at Venice, on the Bridge of Sighs, A palace and a prison on each hand ; 1 saw from out the waves her structures rise, As from the stroke of the enchanter's wand, — A thousand...
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Family Magazine: Or Monthly Abstract of General Knowledge, Volume 1

1834
...luminous traces behind. THE BRIDGE OF SIGHS. I ilood in Venice, on the Bridge of Sighs, Л palace and л prison on each hand ; I saw from out the wave her structures nsc; As from the stroke of an enchanter's wand, A thousand years their cloudy wings eipand Around me,...
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The Miscellaneous Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott...

Sir Walter Scott - Demonology - 1835
...immediate object of the present article. The poem opens in Venice, once the mart of the universe — " I stood in Venice, on the Bridge of Sighs ; A palace...Lion's marble piles, 'Where Venice sate in state, thron'd on her hundred isles !" The former greatness of this queen of commerce is described and mingled...
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The Works of George Byron: With His Letters and Journals, and His Life, Volume 4

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1836
...lately given a new life to its glories, and sung of that fair City of the Sea thus grandly : — " I stood in Venice on the Bridge of Sighs ; A palace...Look'd to the winged lion's marble piles, Where Venice sat in state, throned in her hundred isles." But, whatever emotions the first sight of such a scene...
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The Bravo: A Tale, Volume 1

James Fenimore Cooper - 1836
...have been obnoxious to this proof, the reader is left to judge for himself. THE BRAVO. CHAPTER I. " I stood in Venice on the Bridge of Sighs, A palace...times, when many a subject land Look'd to the winged lions' marble piles, Where Venice sate in state, throned on her hundred isles." BYRON. THE sun had...
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Memoirs of mr. Matthias d'Amour [by P. Rodgers].

Paul Rodgers, Jean Matthias d'. Amour - 1836
...accounts given of it in English travellers, let me tell them it is well worthy of their attention" I stood in Venice, on the bridge of sighs ; A palace...the wave her structures rise, As from the stroke of an enchanter's wand ; A thousand years their cloudy wings expand Around me, and a dying glory smiles...
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