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" The mountains look on Marathon — And Marathon looks on the sea; And, musing there an hour alone, I dreamed that Greece might still be free; For, standing on the Persians' grave, I could not deem myself a slave. "
Nugae Criticae: Occasional Papers Written at the Seaside - Page 244
by Sir John Skelton - 1862 - 492 pages
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Gleanings from the Poets for Home and School

1855
...of birth alone is mute To sounds which echo farther west Than your sires' " Islands of the Blest." The mountains look on Marathon,— And Marathon looks on the sea ; And musing there an hour alone, I dreamed that Greece might still be free ; For, standing on the Persians'...
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Lectures on English Literature: From Chaucer to Tennyson

Henry Reed - 1855 - 387 pages
...also vivifies them with the deep emotion of the solitary human being standing in the midst of them : " The mountains look on Marathon, And Marathon looks on the sea; And musing there an hour alone, I thought that Greece might still be free ; For standing on the Persian's...
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Gleanings from the Poets, for Home and School

1855 - 430 pages
...of birth alone is mute To sounds which echo farther west Than your sires' " Islands of the Blest." The mountains look on Marathon, — And Marathon looks on the sea ; And musing there an hour alone, I dreamed that Greece might still be free ; For, standing on the Persians'...
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The Exhibition Speaker: Containing Farces, Dialogues, and Tableaux, with ...

P. A. Fitzgerald - 1855 - 268 pages
...Where Delos rose, and Pkebus sprung! Eternal summer gilds them yet, But all, except th«ir sun, is set. The mountains look on Marathon, And Marathon looks on the sea; And musing there an hour alone, I dreamed that Greece might still be frotj For standing on the Persian's...
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The American Speaker: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and Exercises ...

John Frost - 1855 - 444 pages
...the fame your shores refuse ; Their place of birth alone is mute To sounds which echo further west The mountains look on Marathon — And Marathon looks on the sea ; And musing there an hour alone, I dream'd that Greece might still be free For standing on the Persian's...
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The shower of pearls, a collection of poetry, original and selected, for ...

Charlotte Phillips - 1855
...place of birth alone is mute To sounds which echo further west Than your sires' " Island of the Blest. The mountains look on Marathon— And Marathon looks on the sea; And, musing there an hour alone, I dream'd that Greece might still be free ; For standing on the Persian's...
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Select specimens of English poetry

Edward Hughes - 1856
...of birth alone is mute To sounds which echo further west Than your sires' " Islands of the Blest."3 The mountains look on Marathon — And Marathon looks on the sea ; And, musing there an hour alone, I dreamed that Greece might still Ve free ; For, standing on the Persian's4...
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THE EXHIBITION SPEAKER: CONTAINING FARCES, DIALOGUES, AND TABLEAUX, WITH ...

1856
...Where Delos rose, and Phoebus sprung! Eternal summer gilds them yet, But all, except their sun, is set. The mountains look on Marathon, And Marathon looks on the sea; And musing there an hour alone, I dreamed that Greece might still be free; For standing on the Persian's...
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The Exhibition Speaker: Containing Farces, Dialogues, and Tableaux : with ...

1856 - 268 pages
...Where Delos rose, and Phrebus sprung! Eternal summer gilds them yet, But all, except their sun, is set. The mountains look on Marathon, And Marathon looks on the sea; And musing there an hour alone, I dreamed that Greece might still be free; For standing on the Persian's...
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Pre-Raffaellitism

Edward Young - 1857 - 317 pages
...of discords, the greater the beauty of the single concord. Let me take a noble instance from Byron : "The mountains look on Marathon, And Marathon looks on the sea ; And, gazing there an hour alone, I dreamt that Greece might yet be free." What images ! solid mountains,...
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