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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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A book of English poetry; ed. by T. Shorter

Thomas Shorter - 1861
...of birth alone is mute To sounds which echo further 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 dream'd that Greece might still be free ; For, standing on the Persians'...
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The poetical works of lord Byron, with illustr. by K. Halswelle

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1861
...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 dream'd that Greece might still be free; For standing on the Persians'...
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A Few Months in the East, Or, A Glimpse of the Red, the Dead, and the Black Seas

James Bell Forsyth - 1861 - 181 pages
...subdue Greece were made within a few miles' distance from the spot where I was then standing: — " 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 New Speaker. With an Essay on Elocution

John Connery - 1861 - 395 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 advanced reader

Scottish school-book assoc - 1863
...of birth alone is mute To sounds which echo further 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 Persian's...
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A journey due east, the journal of a five-months trip to Lower Egypt [&c.].

Christopher Cooke - 1864
...the vicinity ; for now Byron's stanza seems more than ever applicable to this memorable plain : — 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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Choice specimens of English literature, selected and arranged by T.B. Shaw ...

Thomas Budd Shaw, sir William Smith - 1864
...place of hirth alone is mute To sounds which echo further 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 dream'd that Greece might still be free ; For standing on the Persians'...
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Hand-book of Calisthenics and Gymnastics: A Complete Drill-book for Schools ...

James Madison Watson - 1864 - 388 pages
...is heard in common conversation and description, and in moral reflection, or calm reasoning ; as, 1. 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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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ...

John Bartlett - 1865 - 480 pages
...491. Eternal summer gilds them yet, But all, except their sun, is set. Canto il\. Stanza 86. v. 1. 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. Canto lli. Stanza 86. v. 3....
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Foliorum silvula, selections for translation into Latin and Greek verse, by ...

Hubert Ashton Holden - 1866
...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 Persians'...
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