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" Like brutes within an iron den ; But what were these to us or him? These wasted not his heart or limb ; My brother's soul was of that mould Which in a palace had grown cold, Had his free breathing been denied The range of the steep mountain's side; But... "
The works of the rt. hon. lord Byron - Page 180
by George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1824
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Masterpieces of English Literature: Being Typical Selections of British and ...

William Swinton - 1880 - 694 pages
...in a palace had grown cold, Had his free breathing been denied The range of the steep mountain-side. But why delay the truth ? — he died. I saw and could not hold his head, 14S Nor reach his dying hand — nor dead, Though hard I strove, but strove in vain, To rend and gnash...
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Poetry of Byron

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1881 - 338 pages
...; My brother's soul was of that mould Which in a palace had grown cold, Had his free breathing been denied The range of the steep mountain's side ; But...dying hand — nor dead, — Though hard I strove, but strove in vain, To rend and gnash my bonds in twain. He died — and they unlock'd his chain, And...
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Poetry of Byron

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1881 - 326 pages
...; My brother's soul was of that mould Which in a palace had grown cold, Had his free breathing been denied The range of the steep mountain's side ; But...dying hand — nor dead, — Though hard I strove, but strove in vain, To rend and gnash my bonds in twain. He died — and they unlock'd his chain, And...
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Poetry of Byron, chosen by M. Arnold

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1881 - 342 pages
...; My brother's soul was of that mould Which in a palace had grown cold, Had his free breathing been denied The range of the steep mountain's side ; But...dying hand — nor dead, — Though hard I strove, but strove in vain, To rend and gnash my bonds in twain. He died — and they unlock'd his chain, And...
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The Fireside Encyclopaedia of Poetry: Comprising the Best Poems of the Most ...

Henry Troth Coates - 1881 - 1138 pages
...; My brother's soul was of that mould Which in a palace had grown cold, Had his free breathing been in the wood." impart — • No voice; but oh! the silence sank but strove in vain, To rend and gnash my bonds in twain. He died — and they unlock'd his chain, And...
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Old favourites from the elder poets, with a few newer friends, a selection ...

Old favourites, Matilda Sharpe - 1881 - 438 pages
...many a thousand years, Since man first pent his fellow-men, Like brutes, within an iron den. . . . But why delay the truth ? — he died ! I saw, and...his dying hand — nor dead, Though hard I strove, but strove in vain, To rend and gnash my bonds in twain. He died ! and they unlocked his chain, And...
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The Elocutionist's Annual ...: Comprising New and Popular Readings ...

Jacob W. Shoemaker - 1881 - 220 pages
...; My brother's soul was of that mould Which in a palace had grown cold, Had his free breathing been denied The range of the steep mountain's side. But why delay the truth ? — he died. I saw, aud could not hold his head, Nor reach his dying hand — nor dead, Though hard I strove, but strove...
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The poetical works of lord Byron, ed. with a critical mem. by W. M. Rossetti

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1881 - 684 pages
...: My brother's soul was of that mould Which in a palace had grown cold. Had his free breathing been culiarly be seen) : They so embellish, that 'tis quite a bore Their labyrinth of fab { saw, and could not hold his head, Nor reach his dying hand — nor dead— Though hard I strove,...
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The poetical works of lord Byron, with life

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1881 - 614 pages
...: My brother's soul was of that mould Whieh in a palaee had grown eold, Had his free breathing been denied The range of the steep mountain's side ; But why delay the truth t — he died. I saw, and eould not hold his head, Nor reaeh his dying hand — nor dead, — Though...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Lord Byron

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1905 - 1110 pages
...brother's soul was of that mould 140 Which in a palace had grown cold, Had his free breathing been " " but strove in vain, To rend and gnash my bonds in twain. He died — and they unlock'd his chain, And...
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