The armaments which thunderstrike the walls of rock-built cities, bidding nations quake, and monarchs tremble in their capitals ; the oak leviathans, whose huge ribs make their clay creator the vain title take of lord of thee, and arbiter of war,— these... Exercises in Reading and Recitation - Page 58edited by - 1828 - 251 pagesFull view
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Rodney Farnsworth - 2001 - 349 pages
...termed a 'clay creator' — a base god: '['he armaments whieh thunderstrike the walls Of rock,buiIt cities. bidding nations quake. And monarchs tremble...Their clay creator the vain title take Of Lord of thce. and arbiter of war-- These are thy toys. and. as the snowy tlake. They meIt into thy yeast of...