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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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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 2

Fitz-Greene Halleck - 1840
...for the greeting Of an enamour'd goddess, and the cell Haunted by holy love — the earliest oracle ! 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 Prospects of Art in the United States: An Address Before the ..., Volume 299

George Washington Bethune - 1840 - 45 pages
...sculptor and the poet to be of kindred source, when he remembered Byron's picture of the same victim ! " 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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Oeuvres, Volume 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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The Gentleman's Magazine

1840
...swiftly by, And together we'll pass to our " mansion on high." KI A PIONEEK OF OHIO. He leans upon hit hand — his manly brow Consents to death, but conquers agony. And his drooped head sinks graduatly low— Ami tl,rough his tide the hlst drops, ebhing l!sw From the red gnsh, fell heavdy,...
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The Romance of Jewish History, Volume 1

Celia Levetus, Marion Moss - 1840
...arms of her faithful companion. CHAPTER VI. lie leans upon his hand his manly brow, Consents to dgath, but conquers agony; And his drooped head sinks gradually low, And through his sidu the last drops, ehbing slow. From the red gash fall heavy, one by one. Towards him they steer,...
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On Ellis's Specimens of the early English poets. Ellis' and Ritson's ...

Walter Scott - 1841
...throes of the expiring swordsman. " I see before me the Gladiator lie: He leans upon his hand,—his manly brow Consents to death, but conquers agony,...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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Lectures on the Sphere and Duties of Woman: And Other Subjects

George Washington Burnap - 1841 - 272 pages
...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...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 Journal of Civilization: Established for the Promotion of Civilization ...

1851
...Borne — Rome, the mistress of the world — and realize the noble description of a departed 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 tho last drops, ebbing s!ow From the red...
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The Natural History of Society in the Barbarous and Civilized ..., Volume 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...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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Sequel to American Popular Lessons

Eliza Robbins - 1841 - 376 pages
...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...brow Consents to death, but conquers agony, And his droop'd head sinks gradually low — And through his side the life drops, ebbing slow From the red...
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