I STOOD in Venice on the Bridge of Sighs, A palace and a prison on each hand ; I saw from out the wave her structures rise As from the stroke of the enchanter's wand : A thousand years their cloudy wings expand Around me, and a dying Glory smiles O'er... The works of ... lord Byron - 第 94 頁George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) 著 - 1819完整檢視
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...the historic past: I stood in Venice, on the "Bridge of Sighs;" A Palace and a prison on each hand: I saw from out the wave her structures rise As from...smiles O'er the far times, when many a subject land Looked to the winged Lion's marble piles, Where Venice sate in state, throned on her hundred isles....