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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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Principles of elocution

William Graham (teacher of elocution.) - 1837 - 370 pages
...ator | '-l^ | ^the | vain | title take, | | lord of | thee, | ^and | arbiter | ^of | war! ] These I ^ are thy | toys, | ^^ | and as the | snowy | flake...^]They | melt into thy | yeast of | waves, | ^ which i mar ^1 A | like the Ar | mada's | pride, | ^ or | spoils of | Trafel | gar. '-1 Thy | shores are...
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The poetic reciter; or, Beauties of the British poets: adapted for reading ...

Henry Marlen - 1838 - 342 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 Moral and Intellectual School Book: Containing Instructions for Reading ...

William Martin - 1838 - 368 pages
...leviathians, 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. CLXXXII. Thy shores are empires, changed in all save thee, — Assyria, Greece, Rome, Carthage, what...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 44

1838 - 938 pages
...of thee, and arbiter of war ; These are thy toys, and, as the snowy flake, They melt into thy yest of waves, which mar Alike the Armada's pride, or spoils...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 7

1838 - 876 pages
...proceeding stanza about the sea's disposing of " uie vile strength he wields for earth's destruction." " These are thy toys, and as the snowy flake, They melt into thy yest of waves," is mere repetition. " A drop of rain" and "the snowy flake" is but the same image ;...
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The National Preceptor: Or, Selections in Prose and Poetry; Consisting of ...

Jesse Olney - 1838 - 346 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 into tny yeast of waves, which mar Alike the Armada's* pride, or spoils of Trafalgar.f 6. Thy shores are...
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The Delaware Register and Farmers' Magazine, Volume 2

William Huffington - 1839 - 500 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 Fourth Reader for the Use of Schools

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - 1839 - 322 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. RE!, I (; I ON. 275 4. Thy shores arc empires, changed in all save thee, — Assyria, Greece, Rome,...
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An Essay on Elocution: Designed for the Use of Schools and Private Learners

Samuel Kirkham - 1839 - 362 pages
...thee', and arbiter of war'; These are thy TOYs',and', as the snowy flake', They melt into thy yest of waves', which mar', Alike', the Armada's pride',...empires\ changed in all save thee' — Assyria', Greece', Rome', Carthage', what are they'? Thy waters wasted them while they were/ree', And many a tyrant since';...
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Fly

1839 - 320 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 into thy yest of waves, which mar like the Armada's pride, or spoils of Trafalgar. Thy shores are empires, changed...
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