childe harold pilgrimage quotes - 10 of
Dark-heaving; boundless, endless, and sublime,
The image of Eternity,--the throne Of the Invisible!
He rushed into the field, and, foremost fighting, fell.
Roll on, thou deep and dark blue Ocean,--roll!
Ten thousand fleets sweep over thee in vain; ...
The earth is covered thick with other clay,
Which her own clay shall cover, heaped and pent, ...
Did ye not hear it?--No; 'twas but the wind,
Or the car rattling o'er the stony street; ...
Ancient of days! august Athena! where,
Where are thy men of might? thy grand in soul? ...
Oh Time! the beautifier of the dead,
Adorner of the ruin, comforter ...
What is the worst of woes that wait on age?
What stamps the wrinkle deeper on the brow? ...
In solitude, where we are least alone.
I have not loved the world, nor the world me;
I have not flatter'd its rank breath, nor bow'd ...
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