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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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Southern Literary Messenger, Volume 9

1843 - 826 pages
...! My country ! cily of the soul ! The orphans of the heart must turn to thee, Lone mother of dread empires, and control In their shut breasts their petty...Childless and crownless in her voiceless woe, An empty uni within her withered hands, Whose holy dust was scattered long ago." • * » " Dost ihou flow,...
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George Selwyn and His Contemporaries: With Memoirs and Notes, Volume 2

John Heneage Jesse - 1843 - 424 pages
...mother of dead empires I and control In their shut breasts their petty misery. The Niobe of nations I there she stands, Childless and crownless in her voiceless...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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An Essay on Elocution: With Elucidatory Passages from Various Authors

John Hanbury Dwyer - 1843 - 320 pages
...at our feet as fragile as our clay. The Niobe of nations! there she stands, Childless and erownless, in her voiceless woe; An empty urn within her withered hands, Whose holy dust was scatter'd long ago; •The Scipio's tomb contains no ashes now ; The very sepulchres lie tenantless...
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China, in a Series of Views, Displaying the Scenery ..., Volume 227

Thomas Allom, George Newenham Wright - 1843 - 372 pages
...trellis-work, and their windows and doors being always either square or circular.* THE CITY OF NANKING. ' There she stands Childless and crownless, in her voiceless woe : An empty urn within her vrither'd hands, Whose holy dust was scatter'd long ago." BYRON. THE poet's apostrophe to fallen Rome...
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Rome, as it was Under Paganism, and as it Became Under the Popes

John Miley - 1843 - 382 pages
...giants ; where myriads of the slain have been left to rot and bleach under the torrid sun. CHAPTER II. " The Niobe of nations ! there she stands Childless and crownless, in her voiceless woe." Childe Harold, cant. iv. " Quid salvum est si Roma perit ?" S. Hieron. Ep. xi. ad Ageruchiam. WHEN...
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Southern Quarterly Review, Volume 6

Daniel Kimball Whitaker, Milton Clapp, William Gilmore Simms, James Henley Thornwell - 1844 - 564 pages
...beneath her, and around her, all is a sepulchre,^ where the conqueror is entombed with the conquered. The Niobe of nations! there she stands, Childless and crownless in her voiceless wo ; An empty urn within her withered hands, Whose holy dust was scattered long ago ; The Scipios'...
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The Biblical repositor (and quarterly observer) [afterw.] The American ...

Edward Robinson - 1845 - 830 pages
...and temples, Ye! Whose agonies are evils of a day— A world is at our feet, as fragile ae our clay. The Niobe of nations! there she stands Childless and...withered hands, Whose holy dust was scattered long ago ; The Scipios' tomb contains no ashes now ; The very sepulchres lie tenantlces Of'their heroic dwellers."...
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The Biblical Repository and Classical Review

1845 - 816 pages
...temples, Ye ! Whose agonies are evils of a day — A world is at our feet, as fragile ae our clay. The Niobe of nations! there she stands Childless and...withered hands, Whose holy dust was scattered long ago ; The Scipios' tomb contains no ashes now ; The very sepulchres lie tenantless Of their heroic dwellers."...
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The Biblical Repository and Classical Review, Volume 1

1845 - 818 pages
...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...withered hands, Whose holy dust was scattered long ago ; The Scipios' tomb contains no ashes now ; The very sepulchres lie tenantless Of their heroic dwellers."...
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The District School Reader, Or, Exercises in Reading and Speaking: Designed ...

William Draper Swan - 1845 - 494 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...withered hands, Whose holy dust was scattered long ago. The Scipios' tomb contains no ashes now ; The very sepulchres lie tenantless Of their heroic dwellers...
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