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" There was a sound of revelry by night, And Belgium's capital had gather'd then Her Beauty and her Chivalry, and bright The lamps shone o'er fair women and brave men; A thousand hearts beat happily; and when Music arose with its voluptuous swell, Soft... "
The Leading English Poets from Chaucer to Browning: Ed., with Introduction ... - Page 417
edited by - 1915 - 918 pages
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The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 4

Tobias Smollett - Books - 1816
...preceded happily and forcibly. " There was a sound of revelry by night, And Belgium's capital had gathered then Her Beauty and her Chivalry, and bright The lamps...all went merry as a marriage-bell ; But hush ! hark ! a deep sound strikes like a rising knell ! * ** " Within a windowed nirhe of that high hall Sate...
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The Works of Lord Byron: Childe Harold's pilgrimage

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1821
...endears Glory, is when the myrtle wreathes a sword Such as Harmodius(2) drew on Athens' tyrant lord. XXI. There was a sound of revelry by night, And Belgium's...spake again, And all went merry as a marriage-bell ; (3) Buthush! hark! adeepsoundstrikeslikearisingknell! xxn. Did ye not hear it ? — No ; 'twas but...
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Lord Byron's Works ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - English poetry - 1821
...woos us to its brink. XXI. There was a sound of revelry by night, And Belgium's capital had gathered then Her Beauty and her Chivalry, and bright The lamps...all went merry as a marriage-bell; But hush! hark I a deep sound strikes like a rising kuell .' XXII. Did ye not hear it? — No; 'twas but the wind,...
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The Flowers of Literature: Consisting of Selections from History ..., Volume 1

William Oxberry - English literature - 1824
...happiness in that which is to come. " ' The Lounger's Common Place Book. THE BATTLE OF WATERLOO. THERE was a sound of revelry by night, And Belgium's capital...to eyes which spake again, And all went merry as a marriage bell; But hush! hark! a deep sound strikes like a rising knell! Did ye not hear it ?—No;...
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The Works of Lord Byron: Complete in One Volume

George Gordon Nol Byron - 1826 - 776 pages
...endears Glory, is when the myrtle wreathes a sword Such as llarmodius drew on Athens' tyrant lord. There for to he Thus, andenamonr'd. were in him the same....o'erflowing teems Along his burning page, distemper'd ! a deep sound strikes like a rising knell! Did ye not hear it? — Xo; 'twas but the wind, Or the...
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The elementary elocutionist: a selection of pieces in prose and verse, by J ...

John White (A.M.) - 1826
...• . :• . .. J.Vf~- .. '.. The Night before Ike Bailie of Waterloo. THERE was a sound of reveliy by night, And Belgium's capital had gather'd then...all went merry as a marriage-bell; But hush ! hark ! a deep sound strikes like a rising knell! Did ye not hear it!—No; 'twas but the wind, Or the car...
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The guards, Volume 2

Guards - 1827
...CONTINUATION. MORE SCANDAL. " There was a sound of revelry by night, And (lifitain\t) capital had gather' d then Her beauty and her chivalry, and bright The lamps...to eyes which spake again, And all went merry as a marriage bell. But hush ! hark ! a deep sound strikes like a rising knell.'' LOUD BYRON. SUCH was the...
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Exercises in Reading and Recitation

Jonathan Barber - 1828 - 251 pages
...pale with age That first spoke peace to man. THE NIGHT BEFORE THE BATTLE OF WATERLOO. BYRON. There was a sound of revelry by night, And Belgium's capital...to eyes which spake again, And all went merry as a marriage bell; But hush! hark! a deep sound strikes like a rising knell! Did ye not hear it? — No;...
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The works of lord Byron, Volume 1

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1830
...Glory, is when the myrtle wreathes a sword Such as Harmodiusl2) drew on Athens' tyrant lord. There was a sound of revelry by night, And Belgium's capital...spake again, And all went merry as a marriage-bell; (3) But hush! hark! a deep sound strikes like a rising knell! XXII. Did ye not hear it?— No; 'twas...
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A series of lessons, in prose and verse, progessively arranged [ed.] by J.M ...

James Melville M'Culloch - 1831
...size, how contemptible their figure ; they shrink into pompous nothings ! ADDISON. WATERLOO. THERE was a sound of revelry by night, And Belgium's capital...spake again, And all went merry as a marriage-bell ; — ^ut hush ! hark ! a deep sound strikes like a rising knell ! Did ye not hear it ? — No ; 'twas...
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