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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 Idler in Italy, Band 1

Marguerite Countess of Blessington - 1839
...allusion to the subject, suggested, by the view of the Coliseum and the celebrated statue at Rome. — " I see before me the Gladiator lie : He leans upon...— he is gone, Ere ceased the inhuman shout which hailed the wretch who won. " He heard it, but he heeded not — his eyes Were with his heart, and that...
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The idler in Italy, Band 1

Marguerite Gardiner (countess of Blessington.) - 1839
...allusion to the subject, suggested by the view of the Coliseum and the celebrated statue at Rome. — " I see before me the Gladiator lie: He leans upon his...— he is gone, Ere ceased the inhuman shout which hailed the wretch who won. " He heard it, but l\e heeded not — his eyes Were with his heart, and...
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Pinnock's Improved Edition of Dr. Goldsmith's Abridgment of the History of ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1839 - 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...
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The Religion of Jesus Christ Defended from the Assaults of Owenism: In Nine ...

John Relly Beard - 1839 - 240 Seiten
...each by the other, in conflicts with beasts of prey, as ' the playthings of a crowd.' I see before mo the gladiator lie : He leans upon his hand — his...brow Consents to death, but conquers agony ; And his dropp'd bead sinks gradually low — And through bis side the last drops, ebbing slow From the red...
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The Malta penny magazine

...They all Dght in the same dresses as before." British Encyclop. of W. Nicholton, THE DYING GLADIATOR. I see before me the Gladiator lie ; He leans upon his hand — his manly brow Consents to death, hut conquers agony, And his drooped head sinks gradually low— And through his side the last drops,...
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The Sporting review, ed. by 'Craven'., Band 19

John William Carleton - 1848
...BY CRAVEN. " I see before me the Gladiator lie ; He leant upon his hand — hU manly brow Contents to death, but conquers agony, And his droop'd head sinks gradually low. And through his side his last drops, ebbing slow From the red gash, fall heavy one by one, Like the first of a thunder-shower...
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The Natural History of Society in the Barbarous and Civilized State ..., Band 2

William Cooke Taylor - 1840 - 347 Seiten
...the horrors of Roman slavery, without referring to Byron's noble description of the Dying Gladiator : I see before me the gladiator lie : He leans upon...gash, fall heavy, one by one, Like the first of a thunder shower; and now The arena swims around him — he is gone, Ere ceased the inhuman shout which...
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Osborne's London & Birmingham railway guide

E.C. and W. Osborne - 1840 - 270 Seiten
...disgusting character. The demoralizing show of the ancients is thus described by our great modern poet : I see before me the Gladiator lie : He leans upon...gash, fall heavy, one by one, Like the first of a thunder- shower ; and now The arena swims around him — he is gone, Ere ceased the inhuman shout which...
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The Prospects of Art in the United States: An Address Before the ..., Band 299

George Washington Bethune - 1840 - 45 Seiten
...sculptor and the poet to be of kindred source, when he remembered Byron's picture of the same victim ! " I see before me the Gladiator lie ; He leans upon...gash, fall heavy, one by one, Like the first of a thunder shower; but now The arena swims around him ; he is gone, Ere ceased the inhuman shout which...
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Selections from the British Poets, Band 2

1840
...for the greeting Of an enamour'd goddess, and the cell Haunted by holy love — the earliest oracle ! I see before me the gladiator lie : He leans upon...the last drops, ebbing slow From the red gash, fall heavily, one by one, Like the first of a thunder-shower; and now The arena swims around him : he is...
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