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" What does not fade ? The tower that long had stood The crush of thunder and the warring winds, Shook by the slow but sure destroyer Time, Now hangs in doubtful ruins o'er its base. "
Observations on a Tour Through the Highlands and Part of the Western Isles ... - Page 122
by Thomas Garnett - 1811
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The Works of John Ruskin, Volume 1

John Ruskin - 1903 - 710 pages
...altogether perfect ; 1 [John Armstrong, MD, The Art of Preserving Health (1744), book ii. 1. 534 :— " What does not fade ? The tower that long had stood The crush of thunder, and the warring winds " — perhaps the only good lines in the poem.] « [Cf. below, p. 412.] 5 [See note on p. 272, below.]...
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The Works of John Ruskin, Volume 1

John Ruskin - 1903 - 726 pages
...altogether perfect ; 1 [John Armstrong, MD, The Art of Preserving Health (1744), book ii. 1. 534 :— ' • What does not fade ? The tower that long had stood The crush of thunder, and the warring winds " — perhaps the only good lines in the poem.] * [Cf. below, p. 412.] s [See note on p. 272, below.]...
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The Works of John Ruskin, Volume 1

John Ruskin - 1903 - 704 pages
...altogether perfect ; 1 [John Armstrong, MD, The. Art of Preserving Health (1744), book ii. 1. 534 :— " What does not fade ? The tower that long had stood The crush of thunder, and the warring winds" — perhaps the only good lines in the poem.] s \Cf. below, p. 412.] 3 [See note on p. 272, below.)...
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The Speaker's Garland, Volume 5

P. Garrett - 1910 - 872 pages
...Politeness is like an air-cushion ; there may be nothing in it, but it eases our jolts wonderfully. What does not fade? The tower that long had stood...destroyer Time, Now hangs in doubtful ruins o'er its base, And flinty pyramids and walls of brass Descend. Armstrong. Our body is a well-set clock, which keeps...
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Scottish Poetry; Drummond of Hawthornden to Fergusson: Lectures Delivered in ...

George Douglas - 1911 - 210 pages
...exhibits fine rhetorical quality : — What does not fade ? The tower that long had stood The crash of thunder and the warring winds, Shook by the slow...destroyer Time, Now hangs in doubtful ruins o'er its base. And flinty pyramids, and walls of brass, Descend : the Babylonian spires are sunk ; Achaia, Rome, and...
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The Dublin University Calendar

Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland) - 1913 - 754 pages
...hest men, by their intercourse with people, such as one usually finds them in the world. Latin Verse. What does not fade? The tower that long had stood The crush of thunder and the warring winds, Shook hy the slow but sure destroyer time, Now hangs in doubtful ruins o'er its base ; And flinty pyramids...
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A Thousand and One Notes on "A New English Dictionary".

George Green Loane - 1920 - 82 pages
...note." A parallel to Addison's " crush of worlds" is in Armstrong's Art of Preserving Health, ii. 536— "The tower that long had stood The crush of thunder and the warring winds"; where the destruction, not the noise, is obviously in question. Thomson, Summer, 1162, Winter 1011,...
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The Family friend [ed. by R.K. Philp]., Volume 6

Robert Kemp Philp - 464 pages
...value is to amuse an idle hour of the curious, or afford a practical lesson in old English history. What does not fade ! The tower that long had stood...winds, Shook by the slow but sure destroyer. Time, Now hanjrs in doubtful ruins o'er its base, And flinty pyramids and walls of brass Descend. Embosomed amid...
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Medical Pickwick, Volume 7

1921 - 498 pages
...translation into Latin verse. It is as follows : What does not fade? The tower that long had stood The crash of thunder and the warring winds, Shook by the slow but sure destroyer Time, Now hangs in doubtful rums o'er its base, And flinty pyramids and walls of brass Descend. The Babylonian spires are sunk...
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The Sixpenny magazine, Volumes 1-2

1861 - 1188 pages
...is to amuse an idle hour of the curious, or afford a practical lesson in old English history. Whit does not fade? The tower that long had stood The crush of thunder and the warring winds, Shook bj the slow but sure destroyer, Time, Kow hang* in doubtful ruins o'er ita base, And flinty pyramids...
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