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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 complete works of lord Byron, repr. from the last London ed ..., Volume 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...brow Consents to death, but conquers agony, And his droop'd head sinks gradually low — (1) The following stanza was written as Ihe 136th,, but afterwards...
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Childe Harold's Pilgrimage: A Romaunt, Volume 1

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1837 - 329 pages
...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...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 complete works of lord Byron, repr. from the last London ed ..., Volume 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, but conquers agony, And his droop'd head sinks gradually low — (1) The. following lianza woĞ written as the 13Ctb, but afterward*...
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History of Rome

Oliver Goldsmith - 1838 - 539 pages
...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...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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The North American Review, Volume 46

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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The North American Review, Volume 46

1838
...described, not the marble in the Capitol, but the dying man in the amphitheatre ; " And through his aide the last drops ebbing slow From the red gash fall...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 eyes Were...
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The Young Man's Book of Elegant Poetry: Comprising Selections from the Works ...

1838 - 320 pages
...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...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 General Literature, Poetry, &c., Delivered at the Royal ...

James Montgomery - 1838 - 324 pages
...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...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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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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