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" Mont Blanc is the monarch of mountains: They crowned him long ago, On a throne of rocks, in a robe of clouds, With a diadem of snow. "
Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Page 286
1817
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A Buckeye Abroad: Or, Wanderings in Europe, and in the Orient

Samuel Sullivan Cox - 1852 - 444 pages
...out of which even human curiosity failed to find its way ? XXIII. tjit €rtt JInir ta 3$nnt Slunt" Mont Blanc is the monarch of mountains, They crowned him long ago, On a throne of rocks, in a robe of clouds, With his diadem of snow." Byron's Manfred, CtUNDAY morning we awoke in...
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Journal Kept During a Summer Tour for the Children of a Village School

Elizabeth Missing Sewell - 1852 - 529 pages
...to understand ; and it was the first thing which came into my mind today when I saw Mont Blanc : — Mont Blanc Is the monarch of mountains, They crowned him long ago, On a throne of rocks, in a robe of clouds, .With a diadem of snow. The robe of clouds was cast off to-day, and the...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of James Montgomery: Including ..., Volume 1

James Montgomery - 1854 - 330 pages
...sentiment in the foregoing lines recalls the well-known song in Byron's " Manfred," beginning, — " Mont Blanc is the monarch of mountains ; They crowned him long ago, On a throne of rocks, in a robe of clouds, With a diadem of snow," &c. After mentioning the storms and the winds of...
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Memories Over the Water: Or, Stray Thoughts on a Long Stroll

Henry Maney - 1854 - 329 pages
...the bright stars encircled its brow like a brilliant tiara. Well hath the child of poetry sung — " Mont Blanc is the monarch of mountains ; They crowned him long ago— On a throne of rocks, in a robe of clouds, With a diadem of snow." On the following morning, we had mules ordered,...
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A Buckeye Abroad: Or, Wanderings in Europe, and in the Orient

Samuel Sullivan Cox - 1854 - 444 pages
...valleys, into and out of which even human curiosity failed to find its way ? tju XXIII. fa 11 Mont Blano is the monarch of mountains, They crowned him long ago, On a throne of rocks, in a robe of clonds, With his diadem of snow." Jlyron't Manfred. O UNDAY morning we awoke in...
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The Struggles and Adventures of Christopher Tadpole at Home and Abroad

Albert Smith - 1854 - 498 pages
...forward with joy to their happy home.'' Mrs. Hamper appeared to have been taken poetical for she wrote: " Mont Blanc is the monarch of mountains They crowned him long ago : — " and tiien, her memory appearing to have deserted her, she added: — " But who they got to...
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The story of my wardship, Volume 1

Mary Catherine Jackson - 1856
...passed, until two or three years after I first became an inmate of my guardian's house. CHAPTER II. " Mont Blanc is the monarch of mountains They crowned him long ago On a throne of rocks, in a robe of clouds, With a diadem of snow." MANFRED. SWEET—beautiful Geneva ! like a dream...
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Souvenirs of Travel, Volume 1

Octavia Walton Le Vert - 1857
...exulting voice, " There is Mont Blanc, and I was the first to see it ! " There indeed was Mont Blanc ! " Mont Blanc is the monarch of mountains, They crowned him long ago, On a throne of rocks, in robes of clouds, With a diadem of snow." There was a wonderful clearness in the atmosphere,...
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A Second Class Reader: Consisting of Extracts, in Prose and Verse, for the ...

George Stillman Hillard - 1858 - 278 pages
...faults to hide. If to her share some female errors fall, Look on her face, and you'll forget them all. Mont Blanc is the monarch of mountains ; They crowned him long ago, On a throne of rocks, in a robe of cloud, With a diadem of snow. O, it is excellent To have a giant's strength ; but...
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Sketching Rambles: Or, Nature in the Alps and Alpennines, Volume 1

Agnes Catlow, Maria E. Catlow - 1861
...the world, Byron's lines seemed the most true and appropriate description that could be written — " Mont Blanc is the monarch of mountains : They crowned him long ago On a throne of rocks, in a robe of clouds, With a diadem of snow." The real summit does not appear so high, seen from...
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