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" Look on its broken arch, its ruined wall, Its chambers desolate, and portals foul : Yes, this was once Ambition's airy hall, The dome of Thought, the palace of the Soul : Behold through each lack-lustre, eyeless hole, The gay recess of Wisdom and of Wit... "
The Monthly critical gazette - Page 457
1824
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Pamphlets - Homoeopathic, Volume 6

Homeopathy - 1851
...! this was once ambition's airy hall, The dome of thought, the palace of the soul ; Behold, through each lack-lustre, eyeless hole, The gay recess of wisdom and of wit. Can all, saint, sage, or sophist ever wrote, People this lonely tower, this tenement relit." The ribs...
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A cyclopædia of poetical quotations, arranged by H.G. Adams

Cyclopaedia - 1853 - 733 pages
...Yes, this was once ambition's airy hall, The dome of thought, the palace of the soul: Behold through each lacklustre, eyeless hole, The gay recess of wisdom and of wit, And passion's host, that never brook'd control: Can all, saint, sage, or sophist ever writ People this lonely tower, this tenement...
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Beautiful poetry, selected by the ed. of The Critic, Volume 1

Beautiful poetry - 1853
...Yes, this was once ambition's airy hall, The dome of thought, the palace of the soul ; Behold through each lack-lustre eyeless hole The gay recess of wisdom and of wit, And passion's host that never brook'd control : Can all saint, sage, or sophist ever writ, People this lonely tower, this tenement...
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The Lady of the Lake: With All His Introductions, Various Readings, and the ...

Walter Scott - 1853 - 375 pages
...Ambition's airy hall, The dome of thonght, the palace of the sonl : Bchold throngh each lack-lnstre, eyeless hole, The gay recess of wisdom and of wit, And passion's host, that never brook'd contronl : Can all saint, sage, or sophist ever writ, People this lonely tower, this tenement...
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The lady of the lake, by sir W. Scott. With all his intrs., various readings ...

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1853
...eyeless hole, The gay recess of wisdom and of wit, And passion's host, that never brook'd contronl : Can all saint, sage, or sophist ever writ, People this lonely tower, this tenement refit? ChUde Harold. 1 These reflections on an ancicnt field of battle afford the most remarkable instance...
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Sandwich Island Notes

Haölé - Hawaii - 1854 - 493 pages
...Yet this was once Ambition's airy hall, The dome of Thought, the palace of the Soul. Behold, through each lack-lustre, eyeless hole, The gay recess of Wisdom and of Wit, And Passion's host that never brook'd control — Can all saint, sage, or sophist ever writ, People this lonely tower, this tenement...
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The Characteristics and Laws of Figurative Language

David Nevins Lord - Figures of speech - 1854 - 306 pages
...this was once ambition's airy hall, The dome of thought, the palace of the soul ; ' Behold through each lacklustre, eyeless hole, The gay recess of wisdom and of wit, And passion's host, that never brook'd control : Can all that saint, sage, sophist ever writ, People this lonely tower, this tenement...
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Handbook for Travellers in Greece: Describing the Ionian Islands, the ...

John Murray (Firm) - Aegean Islands (Greece and Turkey) - 1854 - 460 pages
...Yes, this was once Ambition's airy hall, The dome of Thought, the palace of the Sonl : Behold through each lack-lustre, eyeless hole, The gay recess of Wisdom and of Wit, And Passion's host, that never brook'd control : Can all saint, sage, or sophist ever writ, People this lonely tower, this tenement...
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Childe Harold's pilgrimage

Lord Byron - 1854
...Yes, this was once Ambition's airy hall, The dome of Thought, the palace of the Soul: Behold through each lack-lustre, eyeless hole, The gay recess of Wisdom and of Wit, And Passion's host, that never brook'd control: Can all saint, sage, or sophist ever writ, People this lonely tower, this tenement...
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The Characteristics and Laws of Figurative Language

David Nevins Lord - English language - 1855 - 306 pages
...Yes, this was once ambition's airy hall, The dome of thought, the palace of the soul ; Behold through each lacklustre, eyeless hole, The gay recess of wisdom and of wit, And passion's host, that never brook"d control : Can all that saint, sage, sophist ever writ, People this lonely tower, this tenement...
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