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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... "
Elbert Hubbard's Scrap Book: Containing the Inspired and Inspiring ... - Page 168
by Elbert Hubbard - 1923 - 228 pages
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The Complete Works of Lord Byron: Reprinted from the Last London Ed ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1846 - 1068 pages
...et qui le mirent encore entre les mains du Duc de Savove : ce Pritic« !,• Hi ,.„(..,„..., i And when thy sons to fetters are consigned — To fetters, and the damp vault's day less gloom, Their country conquers wilh their martyrdom. And Freedom's fame finds wings on every...
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The Poetical Works of Lord Byron: Complete in One Volume

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1847 - 880 pages
...of the chainlcss Mind ! * Brightest in dungeons. Liberty ! thou art. For there thy h. iliit.it ion consign'd — To fetters, and the damp vault's day less gloom, Their country conquers with their martyrdom,...
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The Select Poetical Works

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1848 - 428 pages
...wonder at all I resign — Thy lip shall reply, not to them, but to mine. SONNET ON CHILLON. ETERNAL spirit of the chainless mind ! Brightest in dungeons,...dayless gloom, | Their country conquers with their martrydom, And Freedom's fame finds wings on every wind. Chillon ! thy prison is a holy place, And...
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Tales and poems

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1848 - 320 pages
...hundreds. They haunt ruins, and follow armies. THE PRISONER OF CHILLON. SONNET ON CHILLON. Eternal spirit of the chainless mind ! Brightest in dungeons,...alone can bind ; And when thy sons to fetters are consign'd — To fetters, and the damp vault's dayless gloom. Their country conquers with their martyrdom,...
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The School Reader. Fifth Book: Designed as a Sequel to Sanders' Fouth Reader ...

Charles Walton Sanders, Joshua Chase Sanders - Readers - 1848 - 468 pages
...Reformers, and afterward prisoners of state, were confined. THE PRISONER OP CHILLON. BYBOU. Eternal Spirit of the chainless mind ! • Brightest in dungeons,...heart, — The heart which love of thee alone can bind. 1. THEY chained us each to a column stone, And we were three, — yet each alone ; — We could not...
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Notes of a Tour in Switzerland in the Summer of 1847

Baptist Wriothesley Noel - Switzerland - 1848 - 394 pages
...of the good and free, tends to establish, rather than prevent, the liberties of nations. " Eternal spirit of the chainless mind ! Brightest in dungeons,...the heart, The heart, which love of thee alone can hind : And when thy sons to fetters are consigned, To fetters, and the damp vault's dayless gloom,...
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The Prisoners' Friend: A Monthly Magazine Devoted to Criminal ..., Volume 1

Crime - 1849 - 610 pages
...They, erring, deemed the chief he sought. SONNET ON CHILLÓN. BY BY1OH. ETERNAL spirit of the chainleas Mind ! Brightest in dungeons, Liberty ! thou art,...habitation is the heart — The heart which love of Ihee alone can hind, And when thy sona to fetters are consigned To fetters, and the damp vault's dayles»...
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Six Years in a Georgia Prison: Narrative of Lewis W. Paine, who Suffered ...

Lewis W. Paine - Fugitive slaves - 1851 - 206 pages
...which was to convene on the second Monday of the August following. CHAPTER VL IMPRISONMENT IN JAIL. " Brightest in dungeons, Liberty ! thou art ; For there...damp vault's dayless gloom, Their country conquers in their martyrdom 1" Pruoner of Chilian. IT was my misfortune to be placed under the charge of one...
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Moral Heroism; Or, The Trials and Triumphs of the Great and Good

Clara Lucas Balfour - Biography - 1853 - 360 pages
...imprisonment, often serve to exhibit the best and noblest qualities of the Christian's character. " Brightest in dungeons, Liberty, thou art, For there thy habitation is the heart." . I ' After an imprisonment of seven months, Penn was suddenly liberated ; it is believed, in consideration...
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Gleanings from the Poets: For Home and School

American poetry - 1854 - 456 pages
...I am listening now THE PRISONER OF CH1LLON. — Byron. SONNET ON CHILLON. THE PRISONER OF OHILLON. The heart which love of thee alone can bind ; And...fetters, and the damp vault's dayless gloom, Their cauntry conquers with their martyrdom, And Freedom's fame finds wings on every wind. Chillon ! thy...
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