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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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A History of English Rhythms, Volume 1

Edwin Guest - 1838 - 432 pages
...Sam|son : whom | unarm|ed| No strength of man or fiercest wild beast could withstand ? Samson Agon. And through his side the last drops, ebbing slow, From the red gash full heavy one by one, Like | the first | of a thun|der :-show'r|, and now| 3/: '2. With gentle penetration,...
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Pinnock's Improved Edition of Dr. Goldsmith's Abridgment of the History of ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1839 - 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 Idler in Italy, Volume 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...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 idler in Italy, Volume 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...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 Religion of Jesus Christ Defended from the Assaults of Owenism: In Nine ...

John Relly Beard - 1839 - 240 pages
...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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History and antiquities of Nottingham, Volume 2

James Orange - 1840
...Dying Gladiator, contributed by JS Wright, Esq. il . "I see before me the gladiator lie, . ,He loans upon his hand, his manly brow Consents to death, but...low, And through his side the last drops ebbing slow . ' JFrom the red gash, fall heavy one by one, t,ike the first of a thunder shower: he is gone Ere...
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The natural history of society in the barbarous and civilized state

William Cooke Taylor - 1840
...: 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...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 pages
...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...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 Natural History of Society in the Barbarous and Civilized ..., Volume 2

William Cooke Taylor - 1840 - 347 pages
...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...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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