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" Chillon! thy prison is a holy place, And thy sad floor an altar — for 'twas trod, Until his very steps have left a trace Worn, as if thy cold pavement were a sod, By Bonnivard ! — May none those marks efface ! For they appeal from tyranny to God. "
Switzerland and Savoy - Page 137
by David Bogue - 1852 - 343 pages
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The Hand-book for Travellers in Switzerland and the Alps of Savoy and ...

John Murray (Firm) - 1811 - 517 pages
...and fro. Byron afterwards wrote the sonnet on Bonnivard, from which the following lines are taken : "Chillon ! thy prison is a holy place, And thy sad floor an altar; for 'twas trod Until his very steps have left a trace Wern, as if thy cold pavement were a soil, By Bonnivard...
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Hebrew Melodies

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1815 - 53 pages
...gloom, Their country conquers with their martyrdom, And Freedom's fame finds wings on every wind. B 2 Chillon ! thy prison is a holy place, And thy sad floor an altar — for 'twas trod, Until his very steps have left a trace Worn, as if thy cold pavement were a sod, By Bonnivard...
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The Prisoner of Chillon, and Other Poems, Volume 1

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1816 - 60 pages
...gloom, Their country conquers with their martyrdom, And Freedom's fame finds wings on every wind. s % Chillon ! thy prison is a holy place, And thy sad floor an altar — for 'twas trod, Until his very steps have left a trace Worn, as if thy cold pavement were a sod, By Bonnivard...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 87, Part 1; Volume 121

1817
...[tyrdom, Their country conquers with their marAnd Freedom's lame finds wings on every wind. Chil Ion! thy prison is a holy place, And thy sad floor an altar — for 'twas trod, Until his very steps have left a trace Worn, as if thy cold pavement were a sod, [efface...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Lord Byron: Prisoner of Chillon. Manfred ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1818
...Their country conquers with their martyrdom, And Freedom's fame finds wings on every wind. VOL. VI. B Chillon ! thy prison is a holy place, And thy sad floor an altar — for 'twas trod, Until his very steps have left a trace Worn, as if thy cold pavement were a sod, By Bonnivard...
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The works of ... lord Byron, Volume 6

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1818
...Their country conquers with their martyrdom, And Freedom's fame finds wings on every wind. VOL. VI. B Chillon ! thy prison is a holy place, And thy sad floor an altar — for 'twas trod, Until his very steps have left a trace Worn, as if thy cold pavement were a sod, By Bonnivard...
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Letters, During a Tour Through Some Parts of France, Savoy, Switzerland ...

Thomas Raffles - 1818 - 312 pages
...unhappy victims these vaults enclosed, were made to pass from a living sepulchre to that of death. " Chillon, thy prison is a holy place And thy sad floor an altar — for 'twas trod, Until his very steps have left a trace Worn as if thy cold pavement were a sod. Bonnivard...
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Letters, During a Tour Through Some Parts of France, Savoy, Switzerland ...

Thomas Raffles - 1818 - 312 pages
...sepulchre to that of death. " Chillon, tby prison is a holy place And tby sad floor an altar—for 'twas trod, Until his very steps have left a trace Worn as if tby cold pavement were a sod. Bonnivard! May none those marks efface, For they appeal from tyranny...
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Letters During a Tour Through Some Parts of France, Savoy, Switzerland ...

Thomas Raffles - 1819 - 336 pages
...unhappy victims these vaults enclosed} were made to pass from a living sepulchre to that of death. " Chillon, thy prison is a holy place And thy sad floor an altar — for 'twas trod, Until his very steps have left a trace Worn as if thy cold pavement were a sod. Bonnivard...
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The works of lord Byron, Volume 3

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1820
...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 a trace AVorn, as if thy cold pavement were...
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