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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 Works of Lord Byron: Embracing His Suppressed Poems, and a Sketch of His ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1854 - 1126 pages
...were, who did not ful to commend him." * THE PRISONER OF CHILLÓN; A FABLE. SONNET ON CHILLÓN. pirit of the chainless mind ! Brightest in dungeons, Liberty...habitation is the heart — The heart which love of thce alone can bind ; And when thy sons to fetters arc consign'd — To fetters, and the damp vault's...
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The Works of Lord Byron: Embracing His Suppressed Poems, and a Sketch of His ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1854 - 1126 pages
...who did not fail to commend him." * THE PRISONER OF CHILLÓN; A FABLE. SONNET ON CHILLÓN. ETERNAL spirit of the chainless mind ! Brightest in dungeons,...there thy habitation is the heart — The heart which lore of thee alone can bind ; And when thy sons to fetters are consign'd — To fetters, and the damp...
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The poetical works of lord Byron, Page 11, Volume 3

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1855 - 410 pages
...essence of genius and sensibility. — JEFFREY. THE PKISONER OF CHILLOK 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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Gleanings from the Poets: For Home and School

Anna Cabot Lowell - American poetry - 1855 - 452 pages
...am listening now* THE PRISONER OF CH1LLON. — A FABLE. SONNET ON CHILLON, THE PRISONER OF CHILLON. The heart which love of thee alone can bind ; And...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...
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Adventures of Rudolph Bardy de Kovatsi: A Hungarian Exile in Italy, Hungary ...

Rudolph Bardy - Austria - 1855 - 254 pages
...interview with the noble Governor of my brave, but down-trodden nation. MY PRISON AND FLIGHT. ' Eternal spirit of the chainless mind ! Brightest in dungeons,...the heart — The heart, which love of thee alone combined !" On the following day I was summoned to Kossuth. He said to me, that as there were no evident...
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Gleanings from the Poets, for Home and School

American poetry - 1855 - 458 pages
...then, as I am listening now THE PRISONER OF CH1LLON. — Byron. A FABLE. SONNET ON CHILLON. ETEKNAL spirit of the chainless mind ! Brightest in dungeons,...! For there thy habitation is the heart, — : THE PRISONER OF CHILLON. The heart which love of thee alone can bind ; And when thy sons to fetters are...
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A Complete Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Comprising the Most Excellent ...

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - Quotations, English - 1855 - 612 pages
...yoke of slavery upon men Determin'd to be free. Southey's Joan of Are. Eternal spirit of the ehainless mind ! Brightest in dungeons, liberty ! thou art !...For there thy habitation is the heart — The heart whieh love of thee alone ean bind ; And when thy sons to fetters are eonsign'd — To fetters, and...
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Great Truths by Great Authors: A Dictionary of Aids to Reflection ...

Aphorisms and apothegms - 1856 - 570 pages
...them ease their Hearts with prate Of equal rights, which man ne'er knew. ILtfortg, — Byron. JgTERNAL 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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Gleanings from the Poets for Home and School

1858 - 460 pages
...listen then, as I am listening now. THE PRISONER OF CHILLON. — Byron. SONNET ON CHILLON. ETEKNAL spirit of the chainless mind ! Brightest in dungeons,...habitation is the heart, — The heart which love of thce alone can bind ; And when thy sons to fetters are consigned, — To fetters, and the damp vault's...
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European Life, Legend, and Landscape

John Robinson Tait - Europe - 1859 - 172 pages
...beauty of Byron's sonnet, as I repeated it to myself: — " Eternal spirit of the chainless mind I Brightest in dungeons, Liberty ! thou art, For there...— Their country conquers with their martyrdom, And Freedom's fame finds wings on every wind. Chiilon ! thy prison is a holy place, . . And thy sad floor...
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