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" I see before me the Gladiator lie : He leans upon his hand — his manly brow Consents to death, but conquers agony, And his droop'd head sinks gradually low — And through his side the last drops, ebbing slow From the red gash, fall heavy, one by one,... "
The Book of Familiar Quotations: Being a Collection of Popular Extracts and ... - Seite 170
von L. C. Gent - 1866 - 268 Seiten
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Selected Poems

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1996 - 830 Seiten
...1250 Of worms - on battle-plains or listed spot? Both are but theatres where the chief actors rot. I see before me the Gladiator lie: He leans upon his...manly brow Consents to death, but conquers agony, 1255 And his droop'd head sinks gradually low And through his side the last drops, ebbing slow From...
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The Romantic Imagination: Literature and Art in England and Germany

Frederick Burwick, Jürgen Klein, Jurgen Klein - 1996 - 454 Seiten
...pair of lovers; Raine glosses this set of figures as "an emblem of the source of ail life" (9). ebhing slow From the red gash, fall heavy, one by one, Like the first of a thunder-shower. (1256-8). Equally revealing is the order of the ekphrastic passages, which begin with Venus (433-68),...
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Museum of Words: The Poetics of Ekphrasis from Homer to Ashbery

James A. W. Heffernan - 2004 - 249 Seiten
...indignation, unaccomplished rage; And still the cheated eye expects his fall. (Liberty 4. 152-62) Byron: I see before me the Gladiator lie: He leans upon his...brow Consents to death, but conquers agony, And his drooped head sinks gradually low — And through his side the last drops, ebbing slow From the red...
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Europa: Or, Scenes And Society in England, France, Italy And Switzerland

Daniel Eddy - 2005 - 508 Seiten
...as " He leans upon his hand — Ms manly brow Consents to death, but conquers agony, And his drooped head sinks gradually low ; And through his side the...gash, fall heavy, one by one, Like the first of a thunder shower ; " — the Venus of the Capitol, none too well veiled for common gaze ; and many a...
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Walks in Rome

Augustus Hare - 2005 - 360 Seiten
...conquers agony, And his drooped head sinks gradually low,— And through !ш ящг. the last, drnpíi, ebbing slow From the red gash, fall heavy, one by one, Like the first of a thuüder.shower ; and BOW The arena swims around him — he is goiae, Ere ceased the mbtmian shout...
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