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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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Errors in the Use of English

William Ballantyne Hodgson - 1882
...been requested to write in a lady's album, found, on scanning its contents, the subjoined lines : ' Mont Blanc is the monarch of mountains — They crowned him long ago ; But who they got to put it on Nobody seems to know. 'ALBERT SMITH.' Under these T. speedily wrote...
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Familiar quotations [compiled] by J. Bartlett. Author's ed

Familiar quotations - 1883
...to thee that I would drink. So we '11 go no more a roving So late into the night. Ibid. So we 'U go. 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. Act \. Be. 1. But we, who name ourselves...
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The Speaker's Garland and Literary Bouquet: Combining 100 Choice ..., Volume 5

1883
...added to the host of heaven but does its blessed work on earth in those that loved it here. Dickens. Mont Blanc is the monarch of mountains; They crowned him long ago On a throne of rooks, in a robe of clouds, With a diadem white as snow. Ryron. Every person is responsible for all...
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The World's Cyclopedia of Biography, Volume 1

1883
...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...
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Science, Volume 1

1883
...problem : yet his critical spirit is awake ; for, one of his part}' finding in an album the lines, — " Mont Blanc is the monarch of mountains: They crowned him long ago, Enthroned in ice, with robes of clouds, And diadem of snow," — he well says. "It contains more real...
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Science, Volume 1

1883
...problem : yet his critical spirit is awake ; for, one of his party finding in an album the lines, — " Mont Blanc is the monarch of mountains: They crowned him long ago, Enthroned in ice, with robes of clouds, And diadem of snow," — he well says, "It contains more real...
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Edmund Yates: His Recollections and Experiences, Volume 1

Edmund Yates - 1884
...seemed, had tended to widen the breach. Albert Smith, asked for an autograph, had written in an album: " Mont Blanc is the monarch of mountains, They crowned him long ago; But who they got to put it on I don't exaptly know." The book was sent the next day, with a similar...
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Geographical reader, Issue 5

Philip George and son, ltd - 1885
...itself — all added to the magnificence of the scene, and we felt all the force of Byron's verse — " 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." We descended through pastures carpeted with rhododendrons...
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Autumn gleanings; or, Ears of barley

John Anderson - 1885 - 96 pages
...7000 feet the peaks Varens and Durons, guarding like sentinels the way to the distant Mont Blanc — " The Monarch of Mountains — They crowned him long ago, On a throne of rocks, In a wreath of clouds, With a diadem of snow." Never did I see such broom as was this year waving...
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A nineteenth century reality, Volume 1

Moimême (pseud.) - 1885
...anxious to peep. Lord Byron's sublime lines on Mont Blanc are truly applicable to Mount Wellington — The monarch of mountains They crowned him long ago, On a throne of rocks, in a robe of clouds, With a diadem of snow. As the ship went up the estuary of the noble river...
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