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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 English Orator: a Selection of Pieces for Reading & Recitation

James Hedderwick - 1833 - 216 pages
...maws 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...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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Lectures on Poetry and General Literature: Delivered at the Royal ...

James Montgomery - 1833 - 394 pages
...very statue is turned into verse, which seems almost to make it visible : — THE DYING GLADIATOR. " 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 through his side, the last drops, ebbing slow From the red gash,...
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Lectures on General Literature, Poetry, &c., Delivered at the Royal ...

James Montgomery - 1833 - 324 pages
...very statue is turned into verse, which seems almost to make it visible : — THE DYING GLADIATOR. " I see before me the Gladiator lie ; He leans upon...hand ; his manly brow Consents to death, but conquers aeon? ; And his droop'd head sinks gradually low ; And through his side the last drops, ebbing slow...
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The Tourist: A Literary and Anti-slavery Journal, Volume 1

1833
...gladiator which he introduces into his Childe Harold, and with which we will close this article. " 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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Lectures on General Literature, Poetry, &c., Delivered at the Royal ...

James Montgomery - 1833 - 324 pages
...very statue is turned into verse, which seems almost to make it visible : — THE DYING GLADIATOB. "I see before me the Gladiator lie ; He leans upon his hand ; his manljt brow Consents to death, but conquers agony ; And his droop'd head sinks gradually low ; And...
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The New Monthly Magazine, Volume 39

Thomas Campbell, Samuel Carter Hall, Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton, Theodore Edward Hook, Thomas Hood, William Harrison Ainsworth - 1833
...very statue is turned Into verse which teems almost to make It visible. •" THE DYINO GLADIATOR, " ' I see before me the gladiator lie) He leans upon his hand j his manly brow Contente to death, but conquers agony ; And his droop'd beid links gradually low ;...
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Whittaker's Improved Edition of Pinnock's Goldsmith's History of Rome:: To ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1834 - 460 pages
...was the management of the finances entrusted ? THE PUBLIC AMUSKMENT8 AND PRIVATE LIFE OF TH1 ROMANS. 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 sound which...
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Introduction l'histoire universelle

Jules Michelet - 1834 - 16 pages
...moi le gladiateur expirant. . . — Childe-Harold. iv, 191-2. I see before me the gkdiator lie : j 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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The Miscellaneous Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott...

Walter Scott - 1835
...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...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 Works of George Byron: With His Letters and Journals, and His Life, Volume 8

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1836
...Of worms — on battle-plains or listed spot ? Both are but theatres where the chief actors rot. II see before me the Gladiator lie : He leans upon his...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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