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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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Sermons & Addresses ...

D. L. Carroll - 1846 - 386 pages
...which are deaf to every cry save that of an inexorable and fiendish cupidity! Poor, bleeding Africa! ! "The Niobe of nations— there she stands, Childless and crownless in her voiceless wo." Her weeds of mourning have never been laid aside for centuries. Her cheeks have never been free...
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Sermons & Addresses ...

D. L. Carroll - 1846 - 384 pages
...are deaf to every cry save that of an inexorable and fiendish cupidity! Poor, bleeding Africa !! " The Niobe of nations — there she stands, Childless and crownless in her voiceless wo." Her weeds of mourning have never been laid aside for centuries. Her cheeks have never been free...
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The Poetical Works of Lord Byron: Complete in One Volume

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1847 - 880 pages
...temples, Ye ! Whose agonies are evils of a day— A world is at our feet as fragile as our clay. LXXIX. rosit video ingenium ; alterius sic Altera posc wither'd hands, Whose holy dust was scatter'd long ago; The Scipios' tomb contains no ashes now; *...
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Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Consisting of Elegant Extracts ..., Volume 1

1847 - 540 pages
...Will add to theirs a name of fear, That tyranny will quake to hear ! BYRON'S Giaour. 18. The Niohe 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. BYRON'S Childe Harold. 19. — While the tree...
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General Evidences of Catholicity: Being the Substance of a Course of ...

Martin John Spalding - 1847 - 414 pages
...God's chosen work. While, of the former, existing in her melancholy ruins, we may sav with the poet: "The Niobe of nations, there she stands Childless and crownless in her voiceless woe;" we must say of the latter, that, instead of being childless and crownless, she reckons now, after centuries...
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Orthophony; Or, The Cultivation of the Voice, in Elocution: A Manual of ...

1847 - 312 pages
...shout aloud for ]oy ! " Fear : — " With noiseless foot she treads the marble floor." Grief: — " The Niobe of nations! there she stands Childless and crownless, in her voiceless woe .' " " Oh ! pardon me, thou bleeding piece of earth, That I am meek and gentle with these butchers...
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The continental tourist, views of cities and scenery in Italy, France, and ...

Thomas Roscoe - 1849 - 560 pages
...Méditerranée. La Villa a quelquefois servi de ferme : elle appartient au roi de Naples. ITALY. " The Niobe of nations ! there she stands, Childless and crownless, in her voiceless woe." BYRON. THE bridge called the Ponte Sisto was constructed during the pontificate of Sixtus IV., from...
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Orthophony; Or The Cultivation of the Voice in Elocution: A Manual of ...

William Russell - 1849 - 320 pages
...shout aloud for joy ! " Fear : — " With noiseless foot she treads the marble floor." Grief: — " The Niobe of nations ! there she stands Childless and crownless, in her voiceless woe .' " " Oh ! pardon me, thou bleeding piece of earth, That I am meek and gentle with these butchers!"...
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An Essay on Elocution: with Elucidatory Passages from Various Authors ...

John Hanbury Dwyer - 1850 - 318 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...crownless, in her voiceless woe; An empty urn within her withereil hands, Whose holy dust was scatter'd long ago ; The Scipio's tomb contains no ashes now;...
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Ruins of Sacred and Historic Lands

1850 - 418 pages
...Yet Wliuse agonies are evils of a day — A world is at our feet as fragile as our clay. "The Niobo 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 apo; The Scipios' tomb contains no ashes now; The...
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