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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 droop'd head sinks gradually low — And through his side the last drops, ebbing slow From the red gash, fall heavy, one by one,... "
Routledge's readings, selected and arranged by E. Routledge - Page 67
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Elements of Rhetoric and Literary Criticism: With Copious Practical ...

James Robert Boyd - English language - 1844 - 306 pages
...despair. The flowers that adorn his poetry bloom over charnel-houses and the grave ! THE DYING GLADIATOR. 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, Kre ceased the inhuman shout which...
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Educational Foundations: A Text Book for the Professional Teacher, Volume 22

Education - 1911
...Cambyses. I sit as in a theatre — the stage is time, the play is the world." — Alex. Smith. (b) "I see before me the gladiator lie; He leans upon...brow Consents to death, but conquers agony, And his drooped head sinks gradually low." — Byron. 5. Both in prose and poetry, but more commonly in the...
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Englische Studien

Eugen Kölbing, Johannes Hoops, Arthur Kölbing, Albert Wagner - Comparative linguistics - 1903
...durch die statue des sogenannten »sterbenden fechters« im kapitolinischen museum veranlasst wurde: I see before me the Gladiator lie: He leans upon his...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 Invariable Principles of Poetry

William Lisle Bowles - Poetry - 1819 - 104 pages
...itself, or your copy ? . ' ft I sco before me the Gladiator lie,: . •. •• " He leans upon las head his manly brow ; . " Consents to death, but conquers..." And his droop'd head sinks gradually low : " And from bis side the last drops, Ming slow, " From the tadgath, fall heavy, one by one, " Like the frst...
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Taste and the Antique: The Lure of Classical Sculpture, 1500-1900

Francis Haskell, Nicholas Penny - Art - 1981 - 376 pages
...to the pathos inherent in the subject is to be found in the fourth canto of Childe Harold (i8i8):34 I see before me the Gladiator lie: He leans upon his...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,...
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The Works of Lord Byron: With an Introduction and Bibliography

George Gordon Byron - Poetry - 1994 - 860 pages
...worms — on battle-plains or listed spot ? Both are but theatre« where the chief actors rot. CXL. I see before me the Gladiator lie : He leans upon...droop'd head sinks gradually low— And through his aide the last drops, ebbing slow Prom the red gash, fall heavy, one by one, Like the first of a thunder-shower;...
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A Literary Companion to Rome: Including Ten Walking Tours

John Varriano - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 278 pages
...surely the most memorable is that found in the fourth canto of Byron's Childe Harold's Pilgrimage: I see before me the gladiator lie: He leans upon his hand - his manly brow Consents to his death, but conquers agony, And his drooped head sinks low, And through his side the last drops,...
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Out of the Blue: Depression and Human Nature

David B. Cohen - Medical - 1995 - 368 pages
...is again at his window, dying in the arms of Bankhead. Like an ancient Greek chorus, Byron speaks: 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,...
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Venice & the Grand Tour

Bruce Redford - Travel - 1996 - 137 pages
...sees and heighten what he feels. He situates the Dying Gaul in particular within a rousing mini-epic: I see before me the Gladiator lie: He leans upon his...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...
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Selected Poems

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - Poetry - 1996 - 830 pages
...1250 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...manly brow Consents to death, but conquers agony, 1255 And his droop'd head sinks gradually low And through his side the last drops, ebbing slow From...
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