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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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"The Passion of Dido"; Or, The Fourth Book of the Aeneid of Virgil: Freely ...

Virgil - 1878 - 67 pages
...will be remembered, describes Mont Blanc in a somewhat similar strain of imagery (Manfred i. 1.) : " 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. Around his waist are the forests braced, The avalanche...
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Twelve Thousand Miles Over Land and Sea: Or, Wanderings in Europe

William Hutton - 1878 - 364 pages
...the glorious Mont Blanc! Just 50 miles to this shining mountain ; and yet how near it seems to be ! " 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. Around his waist are forests braced The avalanche...
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Life of John Eadie

James Brown - 1878 - 408 pages
...at ' Alva put one upon another would not make one so ' large You must learn this poetry — ' Mount Blanc is the monarch of mountains, They crowned him long ago, On a throne of rock, with a robe of clouds, And a diadem of snow. ' The letter I sent to Marion was from Frankfort,...
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Alpine Adventure: Or, Narratives of Travel and Research in the Alps

William Henry Davenport Adams - 1878 - 237 pages
...CROSSING THE TSCHINGEL GLACIER, 199 IX. THE ALLELEIN-HORN, 212 X. THE SCHRECKHORN, 227 ALPINE ADVENTURE. "Mont Blanc is the monarch of mountains, They crowned him long ago." By RON. SHE Alps form the most important European mountain-system, and contain the loftiest peaks....
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A Practical English Grammar: For the Use of Schools and Private Students

Albert Newton Raub - 1880 - 256 pages
...think, when the spirit receives Whole volumes of thought on its unwritten leaves. — Mrs. Wdby 11. 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. — Byron. Infinitives. RULE XIV. — A verb in...
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Byron

John Nichol - 1880 - 216 pages
...some sublimity, marred by lapses. The lyrics scattered through the poem sometimes open well, eg,— 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 ; but they cannot sustain themselves like true song-birds,...
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The Family Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best ...

William Cullen Bryant - 1880 - 1065 pages
...something that informs him 'tis a moment Whence he may date henceforward and forever ! Italy. ROGERS. ses ring, And her whisper thronged my pulses with the fulness of the spring. Many rocks, in a robe of clouds, With a diadem of snow. Manfred, Act L Se. I. BYRON. I live not in myself,...
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The Reminiscences of an Idler

Henry Wikoff - 1880 - 596 pages
...windows I contemplated Mont Blanc, the highest peak of Europe, and so prettily described by Byron : ' 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.' Wherever mygaze wandered I counted mountains bythe...
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Gems of national poetry. Compiled and ed. by mrs. Valentine

Laura Valentine - 1880
...I have ridden, To thine adjuration bowed : Mortal, be thy wish avowed. Voice of the SECOND SPIRIT. 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. Around his waist are forests braced, The avalanche...
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Byron

John Nichol - 1880 - 212 pages
...some sublimity, marred by lapses. The lyrics scattered through the poem sometimes open well, eg, — " 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 ;" but they cannot sustain themselves like true song-birds,...
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