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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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Swiss Pictures: Drawn with Pen and Pencil

Samuel Manning - 1881 - 206 pages
...summit is reached, when, as by magic, the stupendous view bursts upon him, and he feels and sees that ' 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.' If the pass of the Tete Noire has no single view...
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Away from home; or, Sights and scenes in other lands [by uncle Harry].

Harry (uncle, pseud) - 1881
...hard toil must be endured, and then you will set your foot on the very top of the King Mountain. ' 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.' " Now, then, having climbed the last snowy slope,...
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Life, Letters and Journals of Sir Charles Lyell, Bart, Volume 1

Sir Charles Lyell - 1881 - 489 pages
...not look into, but one of our party discovered in it a stanza which ran, I believe, nearly thus — Mont Blanc is the monarch of mountains, They crowned him long ago, Enthroned in ice, with robes of clouds, And diadem of 'snow — which, however far from perfection,...
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Life, Letters and Journals of Sir Charles Lyell, Bart, Volume 1

Sir Charles Lyell - 1881 - 489 pages
...not look into, but one of our party discovered in it a stanza which ran, I believe, nearly thus — Mont Blanc is the monarch of mountains, They crowned him long ago, Enthroned in ice, with robes of clouds, And diadem of snow — which, however far from perfection,...
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Aftermath from City and Country, Berg and Thal

Mrs. B. M. Buckhout - 1882 - 265 pages
...such an atmosphere, I first saw Mont Blanc, — far away, but pure and bright with its own shining. " 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." XVIII. ONE DAY'S JOURNEY. " O gift of God, O perfect...
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The Literary History of England in the End of the Eighteenth and ..., Volume 3

Mrs. Oliphant (Margaret) - 1882
...create a highly endowed and intellectual spirit for the purpose of singing a song like this : — " 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." Dr. Watts could have done it quite as well. Byron...
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The world at home, a new ser. of geographical readers. 6 standards. [With ...

Nelson Thomas and sons, ltd - 1882
...you know the verse which calls Mont Blanc the monarch or king of mountains ? " " I do," said Mary. " 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." 13. " Mount Everest, in India, a part of Asia,...
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The Literary History of England in the End of the Eighteenth and ..., Volume 3

Mrs. Oliphant (Margaret) - 1882
...create a highly endowed and intellectual spirit for the purpose of singing a song like this ; — " 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." Dr. Watts could have done it quite as well. Byron...
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Saunterings in Europe

Charles Wood - 1882 - 346 pages
...head covered with golden water by the setting sun, stood the mightiest of all the hills of Europe. " Mont Blanc is the monarch of Mountains, They crowned him long ago On a throne of light, with a robe of cloud, And a diadem of snow." Right regally he sits there on his throne. Multitudes...
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Aftermath from City and Country, Berg and Thal

Mrs. B. M. Buckhout - 1882 - 265 pages
...such an atmosphere, I first saw Mont Blanc, — far away, but pure and bright. with its own shining. " Mont Blanc is the monarch of mountains : They crowned him long ago On a throne o£ rocks, in a robe of clouds, With a diadem of snow." XVIII. ONE DAY'S JOURNEY. " O gift of God,...
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