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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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The Yale Literary Magazine, Volume 15

1850 - 424 pages
...Muses hushed their song forever. And " Now she stands, Childless and crownless, in her voiceless wo; An empty urn, within her withered hands, Whose holy dust was scattered long ago." Thus to the stranger amid her ruins, do the golden days of Athens' pass in review. Beautiful as the...
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A Hand-book for Travellers in Central Italy: Including the Papal States ...

John Murray (Firm), Octavian Blewitt - 1850 - 750 pages
...a day — A world is at our feet as fragile as our clay. The Niobe of nations ! there she stands,"1 Childless and crownless, in her voiceless woe ; An empty urn within her withcr'd hands, Whose holy dust was scatter'd long ago ; The Scipios' tomb contains no ashes now ;...
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Childe Harold's Pilgrimage: A Romaunt

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1851 - 352 pages
...temples, Ye ! Whose agonies are evils of a day — A world is at our feet as fragile as our clay. LXXIX. 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 ;...
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The English Language in Its Elements and Forms: With a History of Its Origin ...

William Chauncey Fowler - 1851 - 1502 pages
...Galileo, the Columbia of the heavens. 3. The Niobe of nations, there she stands, Childless and crowoless, se, form the staple of the English language. " That is — BYRON. 4. Some village Hamdcn, that with dauntless breast The little tyraat of his fields withstood...
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Ruins of sacred and historic lands. Babylon, Nineveh &c

Ruins - 1852 - 464 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 wither'd hands. Whose holy dust was scatter' d long ago ; The Scipios' tomb contains no ashes now;...
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The Schoolmate, Volume 4

A. R. Phippen - 1854 - 472 pages
...THE COLISEUM. "The Niobe of nations! there ohc stands, Childless and crownless, in her voiceless wo ; An empty urn within her withered hands, Whose holy dust was scattered long ago ; The Scipios' tomb contains no ashes now ; The very sepulchres lie tenantless SPRIKOS or MOSES. WHERE...
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Notes of Foreign Travel

Jacob B. Wood - 1852 - 192 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 crownless, in her voiceless wo ; An empty urn within her withered hands, Whose holy dust was scattered long ago ; The Scipio's...
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Notes of a Twelve Years' Voyage of Discovery in the First Six Books of the Eneis

James Henry - 1853 - 616 pages
...orphans of the heart must turn to thee, Lone mother of dead empires! and control In their shut hreasts their petty misery. The Niobe of nations ! there she...withered hands, Whose holy dust was scattered long- ago." Childe Harold's Pilgrim. IV. 78 4- 79. Pity, that Lord Byron was not equal to sustain this unusually...
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McGuffey's Newly Revised Rhetorical Guide: Or, Fifth Reader of the Eclectic ...

William Holmes McGuffey - 1853 - 492 pages
...fires, and a spell that charms, I guide them to victory !" PlBCIvAl. LESSON CCXXVII. ROME. 1. TH« +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 sepulchers are tenantless Of their heroic dwellers...
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Notes of a Twelve Years' Voyage of Discovery in the First Six Books of the Eneis

James Henry - 1853 - 624 pages
...thee, Lone mother of dead empires! and control In their shut breasts their petty misery. The Kiobe of nations! there she stands Childless and crownless,...withered hands, Whose holy dust was scattered long ag'o." Ch il,lc IfaroMs PUgrtm. IV. 78 4- 79. Pity, that Lord Byron was not equal to sustain this unusually...
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