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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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Festival of Song: A Series of Evenings with the Poets

Frederick Saunders - 1866 - 376 pages
...of Marathon, situated between a range of mountains on the one side, and the sea on the other : — 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 Standard poetry book, selected from the best authors

Standard poetry book - 1866 - 274 pages
...found 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 Persians'...
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Poems

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1866 - 719 pages
...of birth alone is mute To sounds which echo further west Than your sires' " Islands of the Blest."t The mountains look on Marathon — And Marathon looks on the sea ; And musing there an hour alone, I dream'd that Greece might still bo free ; For standing on the Persians'...
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History of the Balkans: Volume 1

Barbara Jelavich - 1983 - 407 pages
...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'd dream'd that Greece might still be free; For standing on the Persians'...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - 1992 - 1132 pages
...you see. OxBoLi 40 The isles of Greece! the isles of Greece Where burning Sappho loved and sung, 41 e mind musing there an hour alone, I dreamed that Greece might still be free; For standing on the Persians'...
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The Works of Lord Byron: With an Introduction and Bibliography

George Gordon Byron - 1994 - 860 pages
...place of birth alone is mote To sounds which echo further west Than your sires' "Islands of the Blest." TnlM"ng there an hour alone, I dreanVd that Greece might still be free For standing on the Persians'...
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Lawrence Durrell: Comprehending the Whole

Paige M. Bynum - 1995 - 193 pages
...from the famous "isles of Greece" lyric that this local bard offers for the lovers' entertainment: 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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Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - 1998 - 669 pages
...But Shakespeare also says, 'tis very silly "To gild refined gold, or paint the lily.' 1964 Don Juan good, Heroic womanhood. 6508 To say the least, a town life makes musing there an hour alone, I dreamed that Greece might still be free. 1965 Don Juan ... That all-softening,...
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Daily Life of the Ancient Greeks

Robert Garland - 1998 - 234 pages
...Philhellenes and who cherished their classical roots, saw the struggle as a reenactment of the Persian Wars: The mountains look on Marathon And Marathon looks on the sea: And musing there an hour alone, I dreamt that Greece might still be free. (Don Juan 111.86) It is hardly...
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The Stock Market Barometer

William Peter Hamilton - 1998 - 368 pages
...contractors who fed and clothed and armed the "five million men" in the army of the victorious Xerxes? "The mountains look on Marathon — and Marathon looks on the sea," and they may continue looking at each other, until the crack of doom, without telling us the cost of the...
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