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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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The poetical works of lord Byron, with illustr. by K. Halswelle

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1861
...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 Poetical Works of Lord Byron: Reprinted from the Original Editions, with ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - Fore-edge painting - 1870 - 720 pages
...Yes, this was once Ambition's airy hall, The dome of Thought, the palace of the Soul. Behold through be clipp'd: 'Tis done — all closely are they shorn — The vest wh [trol ; And Passion's host, that never brook'd conCan all saint, sage, or sophist ever writ, People...
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Poems

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1872
...Yos, 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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New Cyclopaedia of Poetical Illustrations: Adapted to Christian Teaching ...

Poetry - 1872 - 696 pages
...Yes, this was once ambition's airy hall, The dome of thought, the palace of the soul ; Behold through ath stablislvd it fast • By a changeless decree, And round it hath cast, Like port, that never brooked control. Can all saint, sage, or sophist ever writ People this lonely tower,...
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The Poetical Works of Lord Byron, Volume 1

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1873
...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 Poetical Works of Lord Byron, Volume 1

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1873
...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 refit ? Well didst thou speak, Athena's wisest son .' "All that we know is, nothing can be known."...
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The Poetical Works of Lord Byron, Volume 2

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - English poetry - 1873
...hall, The dome of Thought, the palace of the Soul : Behold through each lack-lustre, eyeless ho'.e, 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 thi* lonely tower, this tenement...
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The Lady of the Lake

Walter Scott - Lady of the Lake (Legendary character) - 1874 - 280 pages
...to wail, Till, frantic, he as trutli received* What of his birth the crowd believed, 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 «ver writ, People this lonely tower, this tenement...
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Notes and extracts in illustration of A slight sketch of universal history

Richard Simpson (of Lower Clapton.) - 1875
...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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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers, Robert Carruthers - American literature - 1876
...Yes, this was once ambition's airy hall, The dome of thought, the palace of the soul : Behold through ds pale. My cheek is cold and white, alas ! My heart...Where it will break at last. ТаMusic, when soft refit ? Well didst thou speak, Athena's wisest son! ' All that we know is, nothing can be known.' Why...
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