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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 modern poetical speaker; or, A collection of pieces adapted for ...

Fanny Bury Palliser - 1845
...love, We lose ourselves in heaven above. KEBLE. VENICE. I STOOD in Venice, on the Bridge of Sighs1 ; A palace and a prison on each hand : I saw from out...winged lion's marble piles, Where Venice sate in state, thron'd on her hundred isles ! She looks a sea Cybele, fresh from ocean, Rising with her tiara of proud...
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An Essay on Elocution: With Elucidatory Passages from Various Authors. To ...

John Hanbury Dwyer - Elocution - 1845 - 300 pages
...scene, Love watching Madness with unalterable mien. VENICE. I STOOD in Venice, on the Bridge of Sight; A palace and a prison on each hand : I saw from out...Look'd to the winged Lion's marble piles, Where Venice sat in state, thron'd on her hundred Isles She looks a sea Cybele, fresh from Ocean, Rising with her...
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An Essay on Elocution: With Elucidatory Passages from Various Authors to ...

John Hanbury Dwyer - Elocution - 1846 - 300 pages
...unshorn: Resembling, 'mid the torture of the scene, Love watching Madness with unalterable mien. VENICE. 1 STOOD in Venice, on the Bridge of Sighs; A palace...Look'd to the winged Lion's marble piles, Where Venice sat in state, thron'd on her hundred Isles She looks a sea Cybele, fresh from Ocean, Rising with her...
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The Complete Works of Lord Byron: Reprinted from the Last London Ed ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1846
...1818. I. I STOOD in Venice, on the Bridge of Sighs ; {1} A Bailee ami a prison on each hand : I iaw from out the wave her structures rise As from the stroke of the enchanter's wand : Л thousand years their cloudy wings expand Around me, and a dying glory smiles O'er the far times,...
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The Snow Flake: A Gift for Innocence and Beauty

Timothy Shay Arthur - American literature - 1846 - 283 pages
...and as he steps into the barge which waits to convey him across the encircling waters, and sees » from out the wave her structures rise As from the stroke of an enchanter's wand, A thousand years their cloudy wings expand." And the glories of the past, and...
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A Dictionary of Scientific Quotations

Alan L. Mackay - Science - 1991 - 312 pages
...'Tis pleasant, sure, to see one's name in print; A book's a book, although there's nothing in't. 253 I stood in Venice, on the 'Bridge of Sighs'; A palace and a prison on each hand; I saw from out of the wave her structures rise As from the stroke of the Enchanter's wand. Ckilde HaTold'x Pilgrimage...
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Paradoxie der Fiktion: literarische Venedig-Bilder 1797-1984

Angelika Corbineau-Hoffmann - Literature, Modern - 1993 - 638 pages
...ist dafür ebenso ein Mittel wie jenes Bild, das sich Childe Harold auf den ersten Blick bietet: / saw from out the wave her structures rise / As from the stroke of the Enchanter' s wand. 125 Doch der Zauberstab bringt nicht das Märchenhaft-Abweichende Venedigs zur Anschauung,...
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The Works of Lord Byron: With an Introduction and Bibliography

George Gordon Byron - Poetry - 1994 - 860 pages
...repeat once more how truly I am ever Tour obliged and affectionate friend, BTBON. 220 Canto IV.] 221 I. gh varied with a transitory storm, More beautiful...elements— T is waning still t And can the san so rise, Look'd to the winged Lion's marble pues, Where Venice sate m state, throned on her hundred isles 1...
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A Defense of Poetry: Reflections on the Occasion of Writing

Paul H. Fry - Poetry - 1995 - 255 pages
...appearance at the very beginning of canto 4. Samuel Rogers and Wordsworth both criticized the solecism of "I stood in Venice on the Bridge of Sighs, /A Palace and a prison on each hand" (4.1). How, they complained gleefully, can he have both buildings on both hands? No doubt the carelessly...
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Lord Byron: The Critical Heritage

Andrew Rutherford - Reference - 1995 - 513 pages
...writing is enough to turn the brain of the reader or the author. The repetitions in the last stanza are I stood in Venice, on the Bridge of Sighs, A palace and a prison on each hand. He meant to say, that on one hand was a palace, on the other a prison. And what think you of — And...
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