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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 George Byron: With His Letters and Journals, and His Life, Volume 8

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1836
...HISTORICAL NOTES CANTO THE FOURTH. HISTORICAL NOTES CANTO THE FOURTH. STATE DUNGEONS OF VENICE. " / stood in Venice, on the Bridge of Sighs ; A palace and a prison on each hand." Stanza i. lines 1. and 2. THE communication between the ducal palace and the prisons of Venice is by...
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Childe Harold's pilgrimage, a romaunt

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1837
...vaut mieux que les souvenirs." HISTORICAL NOTES TO CANTO IV. No. I. — STATE DUNGEONS OP VENICE. " I stood in Venice, on the Bridge of Sighs; A palace and a prison on each hand. — Stanza I. THE communication hetween the ducal palace and the prisons of Venice is hy a gloomy hridge,...
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A Guide Along the Danube: From Vienna to Constantinople, Smyrna, Athens, the ...

R. T. Claridge - Balkan Peninsula - 1837 - 240 pages
...such furniture as they desire, at moderate charges. YEN ICE. " A thousand years their cloudy wing* expand Around me, and a dying glory smiles O'er the far times, when many a subject land Louk'rl to the winged lion's marble piles, Where Venice sate in state, throned on her hundred iğleğ.'...
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The complete works of lord Byron, repr. from the last London ed ..., Volume 1

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1837
...SighĞ ; ( 1 ) A pabce and a prison on each hand : 1 saw from out the wave her structures rise Ai Cram the stroke of the enchanter's wand : A thousand years their cloudy wings expand Aroand ro>*, and a dying glory smiles O'fr the far times, when many a subject laud Lool'd to the winged...
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The British Cyclopaedia of the Arts, Sciences, History, Geography ...

1838
...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 and a prison on each hand ; I taw from out the wave her structures rite As from the stroke of the enchanter's wand : A thousand jean...
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The Miscellaneous Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott: Biographical memoirs of ...

Walter Scott - Demonology - 1838
...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 and a prison on each nand : I saw from out the wave her structures rise As from the stroke of the enchanter's wand : A thousand...
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Life, Letters, and Journals of Lord Byron

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1839 - 735 pages
...lately given a new fife 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...wave her structures rise As from the stroke of the enchanter1! wind : A thousand yean their cloudy wings expand Around me, and a dying glory smiles O'er...
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Notes of a wanderer, in search of health, through Italy, Egypt ..., Volume 2

William Fullerton Cumming - Egypt - 1839
...Byron. Wrote my own near that of the illustrious Bard, whose words I may now quote with truth — " I stood in Venice on the Bridge of Sighs ; A palace and a prison on each side." The Palace of the Doge, with its associations, dungeons, &c. is by far tue most interesting...
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The Ladies' Cabinet of Fashion, Music & Romance

Fashion - 1866
...counted its towers, its windows, its very bricks on the photographic canvas of Canaletti ? Who has not stood in Venice on the Bridge of Sighs, a palace and a prison on each hand, and peered in fancy into the golden chambers of the one, fit frames for the glowing glories of art...
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The Idler in Italy, Volume 3

Marguerite Countess of Blessington - Italy - 1840
...them, will experience the same, although incapable of expressing them as he has done.* * I stood at Venice, on the Bridge of Sighs ; A palace and a prison...Look'd to the winged lion's marble piles, Where Venice sat in state, throned on her hundred isles ! She looks a sea Cybele, fresh from ocean, Rising with...
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