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" The Niobe of nations, — there she stands, Childless and crownless, in her voiceless woe ; An empty urn within her withered hands, Whose holy dust was scattered long ago ; The Scipios... "
Aeneidea, or Critical, exegetical, and aesthetical remarks on the Aeneis [ed ... - Page 388
by James Henry - 1881
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Portfolio of an Artist

Rembrandt Peale - 1839 - 276 pages
...and temples, Ye ! Whose agonies are evils of a day — A world is at our feet as fragile as our clay. The Niobe of nations ! there she stands Childless and crownless, in her voiceless wo — * * * * * * The Goth, the Christian, Time, War, Flood, and Fire, Have dealt upon the seven-hilled...
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The American Biblical Repository

1839 - 536 pages
...the queen of Europe, the conqueress of the world. — The ' lone mother of dead empires,' " The Niohe of nations ! There she stands, Childless and crownless in her voiceless woe !" Time has been, that her senators were princes of the earth ; that pleading nations came to receive...
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Diary of a Nun, Volume 1

Diary - 1840 - 616 pages
...transient gleam from the light of other days—a memory of the past— a dream of former triumphs. D2 ' The Niobe of nations ! there she stands, Childless and crownless, in her voiceless woe!' She silently appeals to every heart for sympathy, and awakens a chord of deep and tender feeling in...
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Sir Henry Delmé, by a bushman

sir Henry Delmé (fict.name.) - 1841 - 524 pages
...still—still—still were all these! still as death! CHAPTER IV. ROME. " Woe uuto us, not her; for she sleeps well." " The Niobe of nations'. there she stands, Childless...crownless, in her voiceless woe; An empty urn within her wither'd hands, Whose holy dust was scatter'd long ago. The Scipios' tomb contains no ashes now; The...
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Childe Harold's pilgrimage, a romaunt

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1841 - 474 pages
...Ye ! Whose agonies are evils of a day — A world is at our feet as fragile as our clay. The Niobc of nations ! there she stands, Childless and crownless, in her voiceless woe ; An empty urn within her wither'd hands, Whose holy dust was scatter'd long ago ; The Scipios' tomb contains no ashes now ;...
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Letters from an Artist, Sojourning on the Continent

Joshua Horner - 1841 - 162 pages
...feet, as fragile as our clay. The Niobe of nations I there she stands, Childless and crownless, in the voiceless woe; An empty urn within her withered hands, Whose holy dust was scattered long ago ; The Sciplo's tomb contains no ashes now ; The very sepulchres lie tenantless Of their heroic dwellers...
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The Complete Works of Lord Byron: Reprinted from the Last London Edition ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1841 - 998 pages
...world is at our feet as fragile as our clay. LXXIX. The Niobe of nations ! there she stands, ( 1 ) Childless and crownless, in her voiceless woe ; An empty urn within her wither'd hands, Whose holy dust was scatter'd long ago; The Scipios' tomb contains no ashes now ; (2)...
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The works of lord Byron, with notes by T. Moore [and others].

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1842 - 866 pages
...temples, Ye ! Whose agonies are evils of a day — A world is at our feet as fragile as our clay. 1ЛМХ. ield ! where man May gaze on ghastly trophies of the...blush for those who conquer'd on that plain ; Here wither'd hands, Whose holy dust was scatter'd long ago ; The Scipios' tomb contains no ashes now; б...
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George Selwyn and His Contemporaries: With Memoirs and Notes, Volume 2

John Heneage Jesse - 1843 - 432 pages
...Childe Harold. Oh Rome I my country I city of the soul ! The orphans of the heart must turn to thee, Lone mother of dead empires ! and control In their...withered hands, Whose holy dust was scattered long ago ; The Scipio's tomb contains no ashes now ; The very sepulchres lie tenantless Of their heroic dwellers...
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Southern Quarterly Review, Volume 3

Daniel Kimball Whitaker, Milton Clapp, William Gilmore Simms, James Henley Thornwell - 1843 - 570 pages
...eleven centuries, submitted too, to the barbarian. •Niebuhr's History of Rome, vol. II. p. 35. " The Niobe of nations ; there she stands, Childless...withered hands, Whose holy dust was scattered long ago ; The Scipio's tomb contains no ashes now ; The very sepulchres lie tenantless Of their heroic dwellers...
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