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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 drooped head sinks gradually low — And through his side the last drops, ebbing slow From the red gash, fall heavy, one by one,... "
A course of elementary reading in science and literature, compiled by J.M. M ... - Page 386
edited by - 1882
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The Pamphleteer, Volume 18

Abraham John Valpy - 1821
...last drops, ebbing slow From the sad 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 sound which hail'd the wretch who won. " He heard it, but he heeded not. His eyes Were with his heart,...
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The Pamphleteer, Volume 20

Abraham John Valpy - 1822
...his side the last drops, ebbing slow From the sad gash, fall heavy, one by one, Like the first drops of a thunder-shower ; and now The arena swims around him. — He is gone Ere ceased the inhuman sound which hail'dthe wretch who won. He heard it, but he heeded not. His eyes Were with his heart,...
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The Pamphleteer, Volume 20

Abraham John Valpy - 1822
...remembers, as he dies, " the scenes of his infancy, the hut of his mother, on the banks of the Danube." "I see before me the Gladiator lie: He leans upon his hand his manly brow; Consents to df ath, but conquers agony : And hisdroop'd head sinks gradually low; And from his side the last drops,...
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Letters to Lord Byron on a Question of Poetical Criticism: To which are Now ...

William Lisle Bowles - 1822 - 108 pages
...statue before us. I look at the marble; I see you have faithfully exhibited the " Dying Gladiator:" " He leans upon his hand his manly brow, " Consents to death, but conquers agony." A fine idea, which the statue excites in the beholder, and which you have so powerfully expressed !...
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Letters to Lord Byron on a Question of Poetical Criticism: With Corrections ...

William Lisle Bowles - 1822 - 217 pages
...scenes of his infancy, the hut of " his mother, on the banks of the Danube." " Like the first drops of a thunder-shower; and now " The arena swims around him. —He is gone " Kre ceased the inhuman sound which Iiail'd the wretch who won. " Ho heard it, but he heeded not....
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Mementoes, historical and classical, of a tour through part of France ...

1824
...or, in the words of Byron, which form the best panegyric upon this wonderful statue thai I can give, I see before me the Gladiator lie ; He leans upon...brow Consents to death, but conquers agony, And his droop'd head sinks gradually low. and again, -His eyes Were with his heart, and that was faf away :...
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The John Bull magazine, and literary recorder, Volume 1

1824
...of death, a circumstance which always draws forth sympatby from those most steeled against feeling. He leans upon his hand, his manly brow Consents to death but conquers agony. And his droop'd head sinks gradually Ion, And through his side the last drops ebhing flow From the deep gash...
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Scenes and Impressions in Egypt and in Italy

Moyle Sherer - 1825 - 435 pages
...to the very eye, a picture which I defy you to look upon without a true, an unaffected sorrow: — " I see before me the gladiator lie: He leans upon his...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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Scenes and Impressions in Egypt and in Italy

Moyle Sherer - 1825 - 435 pages
...unaffected sorrow:— " I see before me the gladiator lie: He leans upon his hand—his manly browConsents to death, but conquers agony, And his drooped head...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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The North American Review, Volume 20

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - 1825
...poem more touching than the second of the following stanzas. I see before me the Gladiator lie ; ,f. 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...
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