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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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The book of recitations [ed.] by C.W. Smith

Charles William Smith (professor of elocution.) - 1857
...place 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 the British Poets, Volume 2

Henry Reed - 1857
...associating harmonizing energy of the poetic faculty blends all the elements in perfect union : "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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McGuffey's New Sixth Eclectic Reader: Exercises in Rhetorical Reading, with ...

William Holmes McGuffey - 1857 - 448 pages
...birth alone is mute To sounds that echo further west, Than your sire's " Islands of the Blest." 3. The mountains look on + Marathon, And Marathon looks on the sea: And musing there an hour alone, 4. A king sat on the rocky brow Which looks o'er sea-born + Salamis ; And...
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Introduction to English literature, from Chaucer to Tennyson

Henry Reed - 1857 - 360 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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Select specimens of the English poets, ed. by A. De Vere

Aubrey Thomas De Vere - 1858
...of birth alone is mute To sounds which echo further west Than your sire's " Islands 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 Persians'...
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The Intermediate Standard Speaker: Containing Pieces for Declamation in ...

Epes Sargent - 1858 - 432 pages
...of birth alone is mute To sounds which echo further west Than your sires' " Islands of the blessed." 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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Osgood's Progressive Fifth Reader: Embracing a System of Instruction in the ...

Lucius Osgood - 1858 - 480 pages
...birth alone is mute To sounds which echo farther west Than your sires' "Islands of the Bless'd." 3. 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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Poems

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1859
...of birth alone is mute To sounds which echo further west Than your sires' " Islands of the Blest."f 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 Persians'...
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A Grammar of the English Tongue, Spoken and Written: For Self-teaching and ...

Hyde Clarke - 1859 - 152 pages
...place of birth alone is mute To sounds, which echo further west, Than your sires' islands of the West. "The mountains look on Marathon, And Marathon looks on the sea ; And musing there an hour aZone, I dreamed that Greece may still be free ; For, standing on the Persian's...
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LECTURES ON THE BRITISH POETS

HENRY REED - 1860
...The associating harmonizing energy of the poetic faculty blends all the elements in perfect union: "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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