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" To fetters, and the damp vault's dayless gloom, Their country conquers with their martyrdom, And Freedom's fame finds wings on every wind. Chillon! thy prison is a holy place, And thy sad floor an altar — for 'twas trod, Until his very steps have left... "
The Prisoner of Chillon, and Other Poems - Page 2
by George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1816 - 60 pages
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Bentley's Miscellany, Volume 5

1839 - 726 pages
...child, I should wish to be in the place of that unfortunate ladv." A VISIT TO THE CHATEAU OF CHILLON. " Chillon ! thy prison is a holy place, And thy sad floor an altar." LEAVING Geneva in the steamer at eight o'clock in the morning, I arrived at Vevay at four o'clock on...
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The Tourist in Europe: Or, A Concise Summary of the Various Routes, Objects ...

George Palmer Putnam, Author of An introduction and index to general history - 1838 - 302 pages
...Prisoner,' lingered in chains : 'Chillon ! thy prison is a holy place, And thy sad flor an altar— lor 'twas trod, Until his very steps have left a trace,...efface, For they appeal from tyranny to God!' The castle is at the foot of the hill, on the very margin of the Lake, "and seems almost to rise out of...
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A Hand-book for Travellers in Switzerland and the Alps of Savory and ...

John Murray (Firm) - 1838 - 446 pages
...Bonnivard, from which the following lines are taken : " Chillon ! tby prison is a holy place, And tby sad floor an altar; for 'twas trod Until his very steps have left a trace \Vorn, as if tby cold paveraent were a sod. By Bomuvartl 1 May none those marks efface 1 For they appeal...
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Passages in Foreign Travel, Volume 2

Isaac Appleton Jewett - 1838 - 384 pages
...thoughts of Switzerland. I shut one volume ; the pages of another open before me. 332 XXVII. CHILLON. ' Chillon ! thy prison is a holy place, And thy sad floor an altar.' LEAVING Geneva in the steamer, at eight o'clock in the morning, I arrived at Vevay at four o'clock...
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Passages in Foreign Travel, Volumes 1-2

Isaac Appleton Jewett - 1838 - 706 pages
...Switzerland. I shut one volume ; the pages of another open before me. XXVII. CHILLON. ' i.'hillnn ! thy prison is a holy place, And thy sad floor an altar.' LEAVING Geneva in the steamer, at eight o'clock in the morning, I arrived at Vevay at four o'clock...
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A hand-book for travellers in Switzerland and the Alps of Savoy and Piedmont ...

John Murray - 1838 - 452 pages
...following lines are taken : " Chillón 1 thy prison is a holy place, And thy sad lloor an altar; fur 'twas trod Until his very steps have left a trace Worn, as it' thy cold pavement wei-e a soil, By Bonnivard 1 May none those marks efface ! For they appeal from...
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Bentley's Miscellany, Volume 5

Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith - 1839 - 766 pages
...wish to be in the place of that unfortunate lady." A VISIT TO THE CHATEAU OF CHILLÓN. " Chillón ! thy prison is a holy place, And thy sad floor an altar." LEAVING Geneva in the steamer at eight o'clock in the morni I arrived at Vevay at four o'clock on the...
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The juvenile gleaner, ed. by J.W. Fitzharding

Juvenile gleaner - 1840 - 230 pages
...life. Bless your good Excellency ! CASTLE OF CHILLON, ON THE LAKE OF GENEVA. CHI r. LOS! thy prison i« a holy place, And thy sad floor an altar ; for 'twas trod, Until bis very steps bave left a trace, Worn as if the cold pavement were a sod, By Botmivard I May none...
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The Complete Works of Lord Byron: Reprinted from the Last London Edition ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1841 - 998 pages
...Their country conquers with their martyrdom, And Freedom's fame finds wings on every wind. Chillón! arrives, who` 4 Ч was trod, (1) When this poem we* composed, 1 was not sufficiently aware of the history of Bonnivard,...
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The Year Book of Daily Recreation and Information: Concerning Remarkable Men ...

William Hone - 1841 - 840 pages
...trod, Until his very steps have left a trace Vom, as if thy cold pavement was a sod, By Bonnivard t — May none those marks efface. For they appeal from tyranny to God. B v BON. On «he 4th of April, 1823, during the Tavmton assizes, intense curiosity was excited by the...
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