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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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English Literature of Nineteenth Century: On the Plan of the Author's ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1869 - 810 pages
...shakes with its mountain-mirth, As if they did rejoice o'er a young earthquake's birth. LIBERTY. 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 gloonfj Their country conquers yr\rt\ ftwAt...
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The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language

English poetry - 1869 - 444 pages
...CASTLE OF CHILLON ETERNAL Spirit of the chainless Mind ! Brightest in dungeons, Liberty, thou artFor there thy habitation is the heart — The heart which...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 Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language

English poetry - 1869 - 436 pages
...And in the light of Truth thy bondman let me live. W. Wordsworth CCIX ON THE CASTLE OF CHILLON 1 -> Brightest in dungeons, Liberty, thou art For there...heart — The heart which love of Thee alone can bind ; Tj* TERNAL Spirit of the chainless Mind ! And when thy sons to fetters are consign'd, To fetters,...
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The Poetical Works of Lord Byron: Reprinted from the Original Editions, with ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - Fore-edge painting - 1870 - 770 pages
...ruin feels. And never more a leaf reveals. THE PRISONER OF CHILLÓN. 1816. SONNET ON CHILLÓN. ETERNAL its ! smile down upon me ; for ray cause is yours, in all life now consign'd — To fetters, and the damp vault's dayless gloom, Their country conquers with their martyrdom,...
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The Marlburian

Marlborough coll - 1870 - 796 pages
...Brightest in dungeons, liberty, thon art, For there thy habitation is the heart The heart which lore of thee alone can bind ; And when thy sons to fetters...gloom, Their country conquers with their martyrdom, And freedom's fame finds wings on every wind. Chillón ! thy prison is a holy place And thy sad floor an...
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The School Reader: Designed as a Sequel to Sanders' Fourth Reader .... Fifth ...

Charles Walton Sanders - 1859 - 468 pages
...prisoners of state, were confined. THE PRISONER OF CHILLON. Eternal Spirit of the chainlesa mind I Brightest in dungeons, Liberty, thou art, For there...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 move a...
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Poems

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1872 - 776 pages
...Necrology, from the month of July 1570 to 1571. SONNET ON CHILLÓN. ETERNAL Spirit of the chainless Mind ! For there thy habitation is the heart— The heart...alone can bind ; And when thy sons to fetters are consign'd— Brightest in dungeons, Liberty ! thou art, Their country conquers with their martyrdom,...
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English Sonnets: A Selection

John Dennis - Sonnets, English - 1873 - 280 pages
...And tells to man his glorious destinies. LORD BYRON. 1788—1824. ON THE CASTLE OF CHILLON. ETERNAL Spirit of the chainless Mind ! Brightest in dungeons,...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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The Poetical Works of Lord Byron, Volume 2

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1873 - 376 pages
...Page 259, line 24. And never more a leaf reveals. THE PRISONER OF CHILLON. SONNET ON CHILLON. ETERNAL Spirit of the chainless Mind ! * Brightest in dungeons,...thee alone can bind; And when thy sons to fetters are conaign'd — To fetters, and the damp vault's dayless gloom, Their country conquers with their martyrdom,...
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The Poetical Works of Lord Byron, Volume 2

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - English poetry - 1873 - 898 pages
...sensibility. — JEFFHUY.} ^rtsonrr of SONNET ON CHILLON. ETERNAL Spirit of the chainless Kind ! 2 Brightest in dungeons, Liberty ! thou art, For there...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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