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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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Genesis and Prophets

John Gorham Palfrey - Bible - 1840
...appearance of figure, does that show, that all must be taken as literal alike ? Lord Byron writes ; " I stood in Venice, on the bridge of sighs, A palace and a prison on each hand ; I saw from out her waves the structures rise, As at the stroke of an enchanter's wand; A thousand years their cloudy...
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Academical Lectures on the Jewish Scriptures and Antiquities: Genesis and ...

John Gorham Palfrey - Bible - 1840
...appearance of figure, does that show, that all must be taken as literal alike ? Lord Byron writes ; " I stood in Venice, on the bridge of sighs, A palace and a prison on each hand ; I saw from out her waves the structures rise, As at the stroke of an enchanter's wand ; A thousand years their cloudy...
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Academical Lectures on the Jewish Scriptures and Antiquities: Genesis and ...

John Gorham Palfrey - Bible - 1840
...show, that all must be taken as literal alike ? Lord Byron writes ; " I stood in Venice, on the hridge of sighs, A palace and a prison on each hand ; I saw from out her waves the structures rise, As at the stroke of an enchanter's wand ; A thousand years their cloudy...
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On Ellis's Specimens of the early English poets. Ellis' and Ritson's ...

Walter Scott - English literature - 1841
...Venice, once the mart of the universe— When Venice sate in state, thron'd on her hundred isles!" " I stood in Venice, on the Bridge of Sighs; A palace...subject land Look'd to the winged Lion's marble piles, The former greatness of this queen of commerce is described and mingled with the recollections associated...
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The Idler in Italy, New Series

Marguerite Countess of Blessington - Italy - 1841 - 195 pages
...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...smiles O'er the far times, when many a subject land Look'il to the winged lion's marble piles, Where Venice sat in state, thron'd on her hundred isles...
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The Pic-nic Papers, Volume 1

Charles Dickens - 1841 - 472 pages
...circumstances rely, we resumed our journey, and shortly afterwards arrived at St. Lizier AN EVENING IN VENICE. I saw from out the wave her structures rise, As from...smiles * O'er the far times, when many a subject land Looked to the winged lion's marble piles, Where Venice sat in state, throned on her hundred isles....
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The Complete Works of Lord Byron: Reprinted from the Last London Edition ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1841 - 935 pages
...affectionate friend, BYRON. Vmitci, January Ļ, 1818. I. I STOOD in Venice, on the Bridge of Sighs; (1) Л : Л thousand years their cloudy wings expand Around me, and a dying glory smiles O'er the far times,...
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The General Baptist repository, and Missionary observer [afterw.] The ...

1868
...criminals have often been led to a cruel and mysterious death. It is called the " Bridge of Sighs." " I stood in Venice on the Bridge of Sighs : A palace and a prison on each hand.' But of the grandeurs of the one, or the horrors of the other, I have not space to write. After seeing...
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Childe Harold's pilgrimage, a romaunt

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1841
...rf _.. IwUv «•< J. — ». JC I.' r . ; I TW » r ;. .r.-.iriZ£. : CANTO THE FOURTH. STANZA i. I stood in Venice, on the Bridge of Sighs ; A palace and a prison on each hand : THE communication between the Ducal palace and the prisons of Venice is by a gloomy bridge, or covered...
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The works of lord Byron, with notes by T. Moore [and others].

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1842
...completed state ; and repeat once more how truly I am ever, Tour obliged And affectionate friend, BYRON. I. I STOOD in Venice, on the Bridge of Sighs ; A palace...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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