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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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Lectures on the Sphere and Duties of Woman: And Other Subjects

George Washington Burnap - 1841 - 272 pages
...lie:— 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...ebbing slow From the red gash, fall heavy, one by one, lake the first of a thunder-shower; and now The arena swims around him—he is gone, Ere ceased the...
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The Complete Works of Lord Byron: Reprinted from the Last London Edition ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1841 - 935 pages
...are hut theatres, where the chief actors rot. -' T XL.™ I see before me the Gladiator lie: He Jeans hort space of one month, I have lost her who gave me i'ķing, and most of those droopM head sinks gradually low — (I) The following afnnzn was written as the Kilitli, but afterwards...
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The Natural History of Society in the Barbarous and Civilized ..., Volume 2

William Cooke Taylor - 1841 - 347 pages
...lie : 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 Prom the red gash, fall heavy, one by one, Like the first of a thunder shower ; and now The arena swims...
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The works of lord Byron, with notes by T. Moore [and others].

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1842
...battle-plains or listed spot ? Both are but theatres where the chief actors rot, С XL. I sec before m« the Gladiator lie : He leans upon his hand — his...brow Consents to death, but conquers agony, And his droop 'd head sinks gradually low — And through his side the last drop?, ebbing slow From the red...
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Transactions of the New-York State Agricultural Society for the ..., Volume 19

New York State Agricultural Society - 1860
...shower — soon illustrating the truthful beauty of Lord Byron's description of the dying gladiator — "And his drooped head sinks gradually low, And through his side the last drops, ebbing (low, From the red gash, fall heavy, one by one, Like the lir.it of a thunder shower." the heavy drops,...
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Rome, as it was Under Paganism, and as it Became Under the Popes

John Miley - 1843 - 692 pages
...vanquished party was entirely rooted out, there would remain no subjects to oppress. CHAPTER IV. " 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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Handbook for Travellers in Central Italy: Including the Papal States, Rome ...

John Murray (Firm) - 1843 - 568 pages
...regarded as a copy. The right arm and the toes of both feet were admirably restored by Michael Angelo. " I see before me the gladiator lie : He leans upon his hand— his manly brow Consents to death, butconquers agouy, And his droop M head sinks gradually low— And through his aide the last drops,...
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A course of three lectures on the history of Poland

J. F. Gomoszyński - 1843 - 92 pages
...good men's lives Expire before the flowers in their caps, Dying, or ere they sicken. MACBKTH, Act 4. He leans upon his hand ; his manly brow Consents to death, but conquers agony, And his weak head hanga droopingly and low ; While from his side the life'drops tnrilling SowLike the first...
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The Works of Lord Byron, Volume 1

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1843
...spot? Both are but theatres where the chief actors rot. I see before me the Gladiator lie : (') Ho 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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Selections from the British Poets: From Beattie to Campbell

1843
...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 his hand ; his manly browConsents to death, but conquers agony, And his droop'd head sinks gradually low ; And through his...
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