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" O good gray head which all men knew, O voice from which their omens all men drew, O iron nerve to true occasion true, O fall'n at length that tower of strength Which stood four-square to all the winds that blew! "
The cruet stand, select pieces of prose and poetry - Seite 325
von C. Gough - 1853
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The Quarterly Review, Band 179

1894
...forefathers, was ' filled with devils and evil men,' has become pathetic in decay : — ' Fallen at length Is that tower of strength Which stood foursquare to all the winds that blew. The mighty keep of the house of Ferrers has been so utterly destroyed that only since this book was...
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The Living Age ..., Band 36

1853
...all men knew, 0 voice from which their omens all men drew, 0 iron nerve, to true occasion true ; 0 fall'n at length that tower of strength, Which stood...that blew ! Such was he whom we deplore ; The long eelf-sacrifice of life is o'er :' The great World-victor's victor will be seen no more. They are conveying...
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Notes and Queries

1881
...find the line» referred to in Tennyson's Ode on the Dmihofllie Date of Wellington: — 0 fol Гм at length that tower of strength Which stood four-square to all the winds that blew ! " HENRY R. Рьомкв (Southport). — Have you consulted jowndes, Watt, or any of the bibliographical...
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Maud, and Other Poems

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1855 - 154 Seiten
...in saving common-sense, And, as the greatest only are, In his simplicity sublime. 0 good gray head which all men knew, O voice from which their omens...stood four-square to all the winds that blew! Such was lie whom we deplore. The long self-sacrifice of life is o'er. The great World-victor's victor will...
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The Christian reformer; or, Unitarian magazine and review [ed. by R ..., Band 11

Robert Aspland - 1855
...simplicity sublime. 0 good gray head which all men knew, 0 voice from which their omens all men drew, 0 iron nerve to true occasion true, O fall'n at length...Which stood four-square to all the winds that blew !" In the following passage, apt use is made of the fact that the bones of Nelson and Wellington find...
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Maud: And Other Poems

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1855 - 160 Seiten
...which all men knew, 0 voice from which their omens all men drew, 0 iron nerve to true occasion true, 0 fall'n at length that tower of strength / Which stood four-square to all the winds that blew ! 9 130 ODE ON THE DEATH OF Such was he whom we deplore. The long self-sacrifice of life is o'er. The...
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Landmarks of the History of England

James White - 1855
...There was no theatrical pomp about him, but everything denoting self-respect and power ; — " He was a tower of strength Which stood four-square to all the winds that blew." While these strange events were going on in Paris, and while London, also, was visited by the royal...
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Maud, and Other Poems

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1859 - 168 Seiten
...in saving common-sense, And, as the greatest only are, In his simplicity sublime. O good gray head which all men knew, O voice from which their omens...occasion true, O fall'n at length that tower of strength Such was he whom we deplore. The long self-sacrifice of life is o'er. The great World-victor's victor...
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The Cornhill Magazine

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1905
...We may fitly borrow for Nelson Tennyson's lines for the most famous of British soldiers : O fal1'n at length that tower of strength Which stood four-square to all the winds that blew 1 Trafalgar, it may be added, was a French defeat ; but in no other sea battle ever fought does French...
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The Cornhill Magazine, Band 90

1904
...fellowmen.' The words that Tennyson wrote of Wellington are equally applicable to General Grant : he was a ' tower of strength which stood four-square to all the winds that blew.' It is now sixty years since I saw the illustrious soldier take the highest jump recorded in military...
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