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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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Idyls and stories in verse

Henry Van Dyke, Hardin Craig - 1912 - 334 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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Masterpieces of the World's Best Literature, Volume 2

Jeannette Leonard Gilder - 1910 - 330 pages
...limb; My brother's soul was of that mold 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 unlocked his chain, And...
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A Selection from the Great English Poets: With an Essay on the Reading of Poetry

Sherwin Cody - 1905 - 628 pages
...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...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 Principles and Progress of English Poetry

Charles Mills Gayley, Clement Calhoun Young - 1905 - 726 pages
...brother's soul was of that mould 140 Which in a palace had grown cold, Had his free breathing been denied The range of the steep mountain's side ; But...truth? — he died. I saw, and could not hold his head, 145 Nor reach his dying hand — nor dead, Though hard I strove, but strove in vain, To rend and gnash...
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Little Masterpieces of English Poetry: Idyls and stories in verse

Henry Van Dyke, Hardin Craig - 1905 - 338 pages
...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 why delay the truth?—he died. I saw, and could not hold his head, Nor reach his dying hand—nor dead,— Though...
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The Poets and the Poetry of the Nineteenth Century, Volume 2

1905 - 622 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...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 unlock'd his chain, And...
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The Eaton Readers..., Volume 5

Isabel Moore - 1906 - 360 pages
...limb ; My brother's soul was of that mold 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 unlocked his chain,...
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Introduction to English Literature: With Suggestions for Further Reading and ...

Franklin Verzelius Newton Painter - 1906 - 764 pages
...These wasted not his heart or limb ; 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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Selections from Byron: The Prisoner of Chillon, Mazeppa, and Other Poems

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1907 - 170 pages
...brother's soul was of that mould 140 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 unlocked his chain,...
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English Poetry (1170-1892).

John Matthews Manly - 1907 - 616 pages
...brother's soul was of that mould 140 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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