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" The armaments which thunderstrike the walls Of rock-built cities, bidding nations quake And monarchs tremble in their capitals, The oak leviathans, whose huge ribs make Their clay creator the vain title take Of lord of thee, and arbiter of war: These... "
Blackwood's Magazine - Page 498
1848
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 30

1818 - 638 pages
...huge ribs make Their clay creator the vain title take Of lord of thee, and arbiter of war ; These arc thy toys, and, as the snowy flake, They melt into...empires, changed in all save thee— • Assyria, Greece, Rome, Carthage, what are they ? Thy waters wasted them while they were fre6, And many a tyrant since...
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The Quarterly Review, Volumes 53-54

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - 1835 - 606 pages
...wrote the following passages — • Though the ycsfy waves Confound and swallow navigation up.' ' These are thy toys, and, as the snowy flake. They...Alike the Armada's pride, or spoils of Trafalgar.' With all due reverence for Partridge's maxim — de gtutibut — we cannot help maintaining that no...
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THE EDINBURGH REVIEW OF CRITICAL JOURNAL

DAVID WILLISON - 1818 - 572 pages
...leviathans, whose huge ribs make Their clay creator the vain title take Of lord of thee, and arbiter of war ; These are thy toys, and, as the snowy flake, They...empires, changed in all save thee — Assyria, Greece, Rome, Carthage, what are they ? Thy waters wasted them while they were free, And many a tyrant since...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 3

1818 - 806 pages
...leviathans, whose huge ribs make Their clay creator the vain title take Of lord of thee, and arbiter of war ; These are thy toys, and, as the snowy flake, They...empires, changed in all save thee — Assyria, Greece, Rome, Carthage, what are they? Thy waters wasted them while they were free, And many a tyrant since...
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The Eclectic Review, Volume 10; Volume 28

Samuel Greatheed, Daniel Parken, Theophilus Williams, Josiah Conder, Thomas Price, Jonathan Edwards Ryland, Edwin Paxton Hood - 1818 - 648 pages
...leviathans, whose huge ribs make Their clay creator the vain title take Of lord of thee, and arbiter of war ; These are thy toys, and, as the snowy flake They melt...empires, changed in all save thee — Assyria, Greece, Rome, Carthage, what are they ? Thy waters wasted them while they were free, And many a tyrant since...
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The Kaleidoscope: or, Literary and scientific mirror, Volume 1

1821 - 438 pages
...Their clay creator the vain title take Of lord of thee, and arbiter of war ; These are thy toys, aid, as the snowy flake, 'They melt into thy yeast of waves,...empires, changed in all save thee— Assyria, Greece, Rome, Carthage, where are they ? Thy waters wasted them while they were free, And many a tyrant since...
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The works of ... lord Byron, Volumes 7-8

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1819 - 466 pages
...leviathans, whose huge ribs make Their clay creator the vain title take Of lord of thee, and arbiter of war; These are thy toys, and , as the snowy flake, They...Alike the Armada's pride, or spoils of Trafalgar. CLXxxn. Thy shires are empirrs, changed in all gave thec — Assyria, Greece, Rome, Carthage,* what...
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The works, of ... lord Byron, Volume 7

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1819 - 176 pages
...oakliviathans, whose huge ribs make Their clay creator the vain title take Of Lord of thee, and arbiter of war ; These are thy toys , and , as the snowy flake , They...waves , which mar Alike the Armada's pride, or spoils CLXXXII. Thy shores are empires , changed in all save thee — Assyria , Greece , Rome , Carthage ,...
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Time's Telescope for ... ; Or, A Complete Guide to the Almanack

1820 - 422 pages
...leviathans, whose huge ribs make Their clay creator the vain title take Of lord ofthee, and arbiter of war; These are thy toys, and, as the snowy flake, They...Trafalgar. Thy shores are empires, changed in all save thec — Assyria, Greece, Rome, Carthage, what are they i Thy waters wasted them while they were free,...
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Briefe an eine deutsche Edelfrau über die neuesten englischen Dichter

Friedrich Johann Jacobsen - 1820 - 796 pages
...vain title take Of lord of thee, and arbiter of war; These are thy toys, and, as tlie snowy ßake, They melt into thy yeast of waves , which mar Alike the Armada's pride, or spoils of Trafalgar. 43* 675 Thy shores are empires , changed in all save thee — Assyria, Greece, Rome, Carthage, what...
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