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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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Encyclopaedia of English and American Poetry: From Caedmon and ..., Volume 2

Samuel Orchart Beeton - American poetry - 1873 - 782 pages
...PRISONER OF CHILLON. Eternal spirit of the chainless mind ! ' Brightest in dungeons, Liberty, thon still has found The warmest welcome at an inn. Shenstone.— Bo consign'd — To fetters, and the damp vault's day less gloom — Their country conquers with their...
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The Poetical Works of Lord Byron, Volume 2

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1873 - 374 pages
...Spirit of the chainlesa Mind 1 * Brightest in dungeona, Liberty I thou art, For there thy habitation ia the heart — The heart which love of thee alone can bind ; And when thy aons to fetters are consign'd — • To fetters, and the damp vault's dayless gloom, Their country...
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O'Donovan Rossa's Prison Life: Six Years in Six English Prisons

Jeremiah O'Donovan Rossa - Fenians - 1874 - 488 pages
...body in its sufferings. " Eternal Spirit of the chainless mind Brightest in dungeons — Liberty them art ; For there thy habitation is the heart — The...gloom, Their country conquers with their martyrdom, And freedom's fame finds wings on every wind !" If you find this an unconnected letter, you will not wonder....
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Black's Guide to Kent

Kent (England) - 1874 - 598 pages
...record of England's Worthies. " Eternal Spirit of the chainless mind ! Brightest in dungeons, Liberty I thou art, For there thy habitation is the heart—...thee 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 Collected Poems of Lord Byron

George Gordon Byron - Poetry - 1994 - 884 pages
...heart— The heart which lore of thee alone can bind ; And when thy eons to fetters are consign 'd — tion is his lay. Freedom's fame finds wings on етегу wind. Chillón ! thy prison is a holy place, And thy sad floor...
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The Wordsworth Book of Sonnets

Masson - Poetry - 1995 - 228 pages
...yieldeth proof That they were born for immortality. WILLIAM WORDSWORTH On the Castle of Chilian Eternal Spirit of the chainless Mind! Brightest in dungeons,...Thee 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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Byron: Selected Poetry and Prose

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - English poetry - 1995 - 412 pages
...heart The heart which love of thee alone can bind; And when thy sons to fetters are consigned - .1 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...
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Selected Poems

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - Poetry - 1996 - 868 pages
...making Death a Victory. Diodati, July, 1816. THE PRISONER OF CHILLON A Fable Sonnet on Chillon Eternal Spirit of the chainless Mind! Brightest in dungeons,...thee 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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World's Great Men of Color, Volume II, Volume 2

J.A. Rogers - History - 2010 - 598 pages
...BYRON, in his tribute to Bonnivard, a Swiss patriot who died miserably in a dungeon, wrote: Eternal Spirit of the chainless Mind! Brightest in dungeons,...thee 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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Romantic Identities: Varieties of Subjectivity, 1774-1830

Andrea K. Henderson - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 230 pages
...here that a republican message, or at least a message about the sons of liberty, is offered: ETERNAL spirit of the chainless mind! Brightest in dungeons,...heart The heart which love of thee alone can bind. . . (1-4) This sounds remarkably like Lovelace's poem, wherein the cell becomes a hermitage to the...
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