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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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Selections from the British Poets, Band 2

1840
...sinks gradually low ; And through his side the last drops, ebbing slow From the red gash, fall heavily, one by one, Like the first of a thunder-shower; and...the inhuman shout which hail'd the wretch who won. He heard it, but he heeded not : his eyes Were with his heart, and that was far away. He reck'd not...
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The natural history of society in the barbarous and civilized state

William Cooke Taylor - 1840
...last drops ebbing slow From the red 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 hail'd the wretcli who won. He heard it, but he heeded not — his eyes Were with his heart, and that was far...
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Oeuvres, Band 1

Jules Michelet - 1840
...p. 25-30). PAGE 14. — Je vois devant moi le gladiateur expirant... — Childe-Harold. rv, 191 -2. I see before me the gladiator lie : He leans upon his hand — his manly brow Consents tq death! but conquers agony, And his droop'd head sinks gradually low — And through his side the...
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Lectures on the Sphere and Duties of Woman: And Other Subjects

George Washington Burnap - 1841 - 272 Seiten
...ought to recollect that it has succeeded such scenes as that so admirably described by a modern poet. "I see before me the Gladiator lie: — He leans upon...inhuman shout which hail'd the wretch •who won. He heard it, but he heeded not — his eyes Were with his heart, and that was far away. He reck'd not...
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Childe Harold's pilgrimage, a romaunt

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1841
...genial laws, And the imperial pleasure. — Wherefore not ? What matters where we fall to fill the maws I see before me the Gladiator lie : He leans upon...the inhuman shout which hail'd the wretch who won. CXLI. He heard it, but he heeded not — his eyes Were with his heart, and that was far away ; He reck'd...
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The Natural History of Society in the Barbarous and Civilized State ..., Band 2

William Cooke Taylor - 1841
...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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The Natural History of Society in the Barbarous and Civilized State ..., Band 2

William Cooke Taylor - 1841 - 347 Seiten
...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...— And through his side the last drops ebbing slow Prom the red gash, fall heavy, one by one, Like the first of a thunder shower ; and now The arena swims...
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On Ellis's Specimens of the early English poets. Ellis' and Ritson's ...

Walter Scott - 1841
...lie: He leans upon his hand,—his manly brow Consents to death, but conquers agony, And his drooped head sinks gradually low,— And through his side...of a thunder-shower; and now The arena swims around him—he is gone, Ere ceased the inhuman shout which hail'd the wretch who won. " He heard it, but...
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Sequel to American Popular Lessons

Eliza Robbins - 1841 - 376 Seiten
...gladiators. — The English poet, Lord Byron, has given a fine description of a dying gladiator. 5. " I see before me the Gladiator lie : He leans upon...head sinks gradually low — And through his side the life drops, ebbing slow From the red gash, fall heavy, one by one, Like the first of a thunder shower...
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Lectures on the Sphere and Duties of Woman: And Other Subjects

George Washington Burnap - 1841 - 272 Seiten
...admirably described by a modern poet. "I see before me the Gladiator lie:— He leans upon his hand—his manly brow Consents to death, but conquers agony,...ebbing slow From the red gash, fall heavy, one by one, lake the first of a thunder-shower; and now The arena swims around him—he is gone, Ere ceased the...
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