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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 188
by Elbert Hubbard - 1923 - 228 pages
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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 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...martyrdom, And freedom's fame finds wings on every wind. Chillón ! thy prison is a holy place And thy sad floor an altar, for 'twas trod, Until his very steps...
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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 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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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. етегу wind. Chillón ! thy prison is a holy place, And thy sad floor an altar — for 'twas trod,...
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Byron: Selected Poetry and Prose

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - English poetry - 1995 - 412 pages
...well known as an invocation to the principle of liberty for which Bonnivard and Byron - stood: Eternal spirit of the chainless mind! Brightest in dungeons,...conquers with their martyrdom, And Freedom's fame fmds wings on every wind. Chillon! thy prison is a holy place, And thy sad floor an altar - for 'twas...
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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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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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