World Library  

QR link for Sonnet to Lake Leman
Add to Book Shelf
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Book

Sonnet to Lake Leman

By Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron

Click here to view

Book Id: WPLBN0000679433
Format Type: PDF eBook
File Size: 130,576 KB.
Reproduction Date: 2007
Full Text

Title: Sonnet to Lake Leman  
Author: Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron
Language: English
Subject: Fiction, Poetry, Verse drama
Collections: Poetry Collection
Publication Date:
Publisher: World Public Library Association


APA MLA Chicago

Byron (Lord Byron), G. G. (n.d.). Sonnet to Lake Leman. Retrieved from


Excerpt: ROUSSEAU - Voltaire - our Gibbon - De Stael - // Leman! these names are worthy of thy shore, // Thy shore of names like these! wert thou no more, // Their memory thy remembrance would recall: // To them thy banks were lovely as to all, // But they have made them lovelier, for the lore // Of mighty minds doth hallow in the core // Of human hearts the ruin of a wall // Where dwelt the wise and wondrous; but by thee // How much more, Lake of Beauty! do we feel, // In sweetly gliding o'er thy crystal sea, // The wild glow of that not ungentle zeal, // Which of the heirs of immortality // Is proud, and makes the breath of glory real!


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from School eBook Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.