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" Oh Rome ! my country ! city of the soul ! The orphans of the heart must turn to thee, Lone mother of dead empires ! and control In their shut breasts their petty misery. "
Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Page 223
1818
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Selected Poems

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - Poetry - 1996 - 830 pages
...Yet fare thee well - upon Soracte's ridge we part. LXXV1II Oh Rome! my country! city of the soul! 695 The orphans of the heart must turn to thee, Lone mother...and see The cypress, hear the owl, and plod your way 700 O'er steps of broken thrones and temples, Ye! Whose agonies are evils of a day A world is at our...
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The English Pilgrimage to Rome: A Dwelling for the Soul

Judith Champ - History - 2000 - 230 pages
...Correspondence No. 98, Sir Thomas Gage to ? 29 December 1817. O Rome! my country! city of the soul! The orphans of the heart must turn to thee, Lone mother of dead empires!20 Byron was not the only poet of his generation to be drawn to Rome and it became a magnet...
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Walks in Rome

Augustus Hare - Transportation - 2005 - 360 pages
...the soul E The orphans of the heart must turn to tbee, Lowe mother oí dead empires ! and controul In their shut breasts their petty misery. What are our woes and sufferance ? Come arid see The cypress, hear the owl, and plod your way O'er steps oí broken thrones and temples. Ye...
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Haunted Museum: Longing, Travel, and the Art-romance Tradition

Jonah Siegel - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 285 pages
...is as haunted by death as Venice's is with imprisonment: "Oh Rome! my country! city of the soul! / The orphans of the heart must turn to thee, / Lone mother of dead Empires!" (4.694-96). The mother to whom the speaker could not say good-bye in canto 1 returns, but her children...
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Rom - Europa: Treffpunkt der Kulturen: 1780-1820

Paolo Chiarini, Walter Hinderer - Europe - 2006 - 446 pages
...die Grenze zwischen Innen und Außen systematisch aufgelöst. Oh Rome! My country! City of the soul! The orphans of the heart must turn to thee, Lone mother...misery. What are our woes and sufferance? Come and see Thy cypress, hear the owl, and plod thy way O'er Steps of broken thrones and temples. Ye! Whose agonies...
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