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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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The complete works of lord Byron, repr. from the last London ed ..., Band 1

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1837
...worms — on battle-plains or listed spot? Both are but theatres, where the chief actors rot. CXL. I see before me the Gladiator lie: He leans upon his...conquers agony, And his droop'd head sinks gradually low — (1) The following stanza was written as Ihe 136th,, but afterwards suppressed :— " If tu forgive...
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The complete works of lord Byron, repr. from the last London ed ..., Band 1

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1837
...Both are but theatres, where the chief actors rot. CXL. I see before me the Gladiator lie: He leaus upon his hand — his manly brow Consents to death,...conquers agony, And his droop'd head sinks gradually low — (1) The. following lianza wo« written as the 13Ctb, but afterward* suppressed: — " If to forgive...
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Childe Harold's pilgrimage, a romaunt

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1837
...I see hefore me the Gladiator lie: He leans upon his hand — his manly hrow Consents to death, hut conquers agony, And his droop'd head sinks gradually low — And through his side the last drops, ehhing slow From the red gash, fall heavy, one hy one, Like the first of a thunder-shower ; and now...
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The Young Man's Book of Elegant Poetry: Comprising Selections from the Works ...

1838 - 320 Seiten
...in errors his vain heart prefers, She safe in the simplicity of here. COWPKR. THE DYING GLADIATOR. I SEE before me the Gladiator lie : He leans upon...the inhuman shout which hail'd the wretch who won. He heard it, but he heeded not — his eyes Were with his heart, nnd that was far away; He reck'd not...
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Lectures on General Literature, Poetry, &c., Delivered at the Royal ...

James Montgomery - 1838 - 324 Seiten
...very statue is turned into verse, which Seems almost to make it visible : — THB DYING GLADIATOR. "I see before me the Gladiator lie ; He leans upon...him, — he is gone, Ere ceased the inhuman shout that hail'd the wretch who won." Now, all this sculpture has imbodied in perpetual marble, and every...
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The North American Review, Band 46

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, Henry Cabot Lodge, James Russell Lowell - 1838
...Gladiator ; but then he described, not the marble in the Capitol, but the dying man in the ampbitheatre ; " And through his side the last drops ebbing slow From...arena swims around him, — he is gone Ere ceased th' inhuman shout that hailed the wretch that won. " He heard it, but he heeded not, — his eyei Were...
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History of Rome

Oliver Goldsmith - 1838 - 539 Seiten
...management of the finances entrusted ? CHAPTER IX. THE PUBLIC AMUSEMENTS AND PRIVATE LIFE OF THE ROMANS. I see before me the gladiator lie ; He leans upon...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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The poetic reciter; or, Beauties of the British poets: adapted for reading ...

Henry Marlen - 1838
...with pleasure come ; For often does the tempest blow, And Robin still is safe at home ! THE GLADIATOR. I SEE before me the Gladiator lie : He leans upon...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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The Miscellaneous Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott: Biographical memoirs of ...

Walter Scott - 1838
...convulsed features and stiffened limbs, but the mental feelings and throes of the expiring swordsman. " I see before me the Gladiator lie : He leans upon his hand, — his manly brow Consents to death, bat conquers agony, And his drooped head sinks gradually low, — And through his side the last drops,...
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The Sportsman

...Comenta to death, but conquers agony, And his droop M head sinks gradually low. And through his side his last drops, ebbing slow From the red gash, fall heavy one by one, Like the Tint of a thunder-shower ; and now The arena swims around him— he is gone, 'Ere ceased the inhuman...
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