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" ON THE EXTINCTION OF THE VENETIAN REPUBLIC. ONCE did she hold the gorgeous East in fee ; And was the safeguard of the West : the worth Of Venice did not fall below her birth, Venice, the eldest Child of Liberty. "
The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th] - Page 41
1808
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 11

1808
...was the fafeguard of the Wdf. : the worth Of Venice did not fall bel.>w her birth, Venice, the eWeft child of liberty. She was a maiden city, bright and free . No guile feduced, no force could violate . And when- (lie trok unto herfelf a mate She muft efpoufe the cverlalling...
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Poems, in Two Volumes, Volume 1

William Wordsworth - 1807 - 170 pages
...Consul, or King, can sound himself to know The destiny of Man, and live in hope. 5. ON THE EXTINCTION or THE VENETIAN REPUBLIC. Once did She hold the gorgeous...and free; No guile seduced, no force could violate; f, . And when She took unto herself a Mate '• s. «'.She must espouse the everlasting Sea. And what...
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Historical and Literary Tour of a Foreigner in England and Scotland, Volume 2

Amédée Pichot - 1825
...the past. I select the following from among the Sonnets on Liberty, and the Sonnets to Buonaparte. ON THE EXTINCTION OF THE VENETIAN REPUBLIC. '• Once...fall below her birth, Venice, the eldest child of hberty. She was a maiden city, bright and free; No guile seduced, no force could violate; And when...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 31

1825
...in the eastern seas ; and a vast and increasing com* inerce swelled her enormous wealth. She held ' the gorgeous east in fee, And was the safeguard of the west.' As the Greek empire crumbled into dust before the power of the sultans, Venice became the maritime...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 31

Sir John Taylor Coleridge, William Gifford, Whitwell Elwin, John Gibson Lockhart, William Macpherson, Sir John Murray (IV), William Smith, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - 1825
...in the eastern seas ; and a vast and increasing commerce swelled her enormous wealth. She held • the gorgeous east in fee, And was the safeguard of the west.' As the Greek empire crumbled into dust before the power of the sultans, Venice became the maritime...
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The Romance of History: Italy

Charles MacFarlane - 1832
...Apulia, Calabria, and hpreafterof Sicily, by the grace of God and Saint Peter." . THE BRIDES OF VENICE. Once did she hold the gorgeous East in fee, And was...West : the worth Of Venice did not fall below her hirth, — Venice, the eldest child of Liberty ! She was a maiden city, bright and free ; No guile...
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Specimens of English Sonnets

1833 - 224 pages
...mount ; this is the stalk True Power doth grow on ; and her rights are these. 196 WILLIAM WORDSWORTH. ON THE EXTINCTION OF THE VENETIAN REPUBLIC. ONCE did...She was a Maiden City, bright and free ; No guile seduc'd, no force could violate ; And, when She took unto herself a Mate, She must espouse the everlasting...
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Selections from the Edinburgh Review: Comprising the Best ..., Volumes 1-2

Maurice Cross - 1835
...the greater part of his other poems, as Milton's sonnets are superior to his. We give the following " On the Extinction of the Venetian Republic :" —...Venice, the eldest child of Liberty. She was a maiden cily, bright ana free ; No guile seduced, no forre could violate; And when she look unto herself a...
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The classic and connoisseur in Italy and Sicily, with an appendix ..., Volume 3

George William D. Evans - 1835
...her possessions in the eastern seas; and a vast and increasing commerce swelled her enormous wealth. She hold the gorgeous East in fee, And was the safeguard of the West. VOL. III. K As the Greek empire crumbled into dust before the power of the sultans, Venice became the...
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The Classic and Connoisseur in Italy and Sicily: With an Appendix ..., Volume 3

George William David Evans - 1835
...possessions in the eastern seas; and a vast and increasing commerce swelled her enormous wealth. She held the gorgeous East in fee, And was the safeguard of the West. VOL. III. F As the Greek empire crumbled into dust before the power of the sultans, Venice became the...
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