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" THE Assyrian came down like the wolf on the fold, And his cohorts were gleaming in purple and gold ; And the sheen of their spears was like stars on the sea, When the blue wave rolls nightly on deep Galilee. "
Childe Harold's pilgrimage, The giaour, The siege of Corinth [and other poems]. - Página 469
por George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1832
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The Ode Less Travelled: Unlocking the Poet Within

Stephen Fry - 2006 - 357 páginas
...AND MARK THE ANAPAESTS HERE (Assyrian is three syllables, by the way, not four): The Assyrian came down like the wolf on the fold, And his cohorts were gleaming in purple and gold; And the sheen on their spears was like stars on the sea, And the blue wave rolls nightly on deep Galilee. Byron doesn't...
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The History of the Ancient World: From the Earliest Accounts to the Fall of Rome

Susan Wise Bauer - 2007 - 896 páginas
...success of his military career — that most English-speaking students remember. The Assyrian came down like the wolf on the fold, And his cohorts were...When the blue wave rolls nightly on deep Galilee. . . . For the Angel of Death spread his wings on the blast, And breathed in the face of the foe as...
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Horse: How the Horse Has Shaped Civilizations

J. Edward Chamberlin - 2007 - 208 páginas
...Sennacherib, celebrated by Byron in a famous poem (inspired by another passage in Isaiah): The Assyrian came down like the wolf on the fold. And his cohorts were...When the blue wave rolls nightly on deep Galilee. A chariot attack must have been an awesome sight, and the sound too must have been overwhelming. Chariots...
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The Cambridge Companion to Twentieth-Century English Poetry

Neil Corcoran - 2007 - 268 páginas
...O'Brien uses it to a very different effect from the most celebrated instance of this metre, Byron's 'The Destruction of Sennacherib': The Assyrian came...And his cohorts were gleaming in purple and gold. Byron's metre imposes itself tyrannically on speech-rhythm and identifies the poetic speaker with the...
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The Celebrated Jumping Frog, and Other Sketches. ~autofilled~

...been regarded as very good in Dutch Flat. I give a specimen verse : " The Assyrian came down, like a wolf on the fold, And his cohorts were gleaming in purple and gold; And the sheen of his spears shone like stars on the sea, When the blue wave rolls nightly on deep Galilee." There, that...
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The Celebrated Jumping Frog, and Other Sketches. ~autofilled~

...been regarded as very good in Dutch Flat. I give a specimen verse : " The Assyrian came down, like a wolf on the fold, And his cohorts were gleaming in purple and gold ; And the sheen of his spears shone like stars on the sea, When the blue wave rolls nightly on deep Galilee." There, that...
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The Vampire of New York

Lee Hunt - 2008 - 358 páginas
...something else there as well; an eagerness, a hunger perhaps? The Vampyr whispered, "The Assyrian came down like the wolf on the fold, / And his cohorts...on the sea, / When the blue wave rolls nightly on the Galilee." Lily turned to him. "What did you say?" "It's a poem," said Enoch Bale. "By Lord Byron....
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