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" Must we but blush? Our fathers bled. Earth! render back from out thy breast A remnant of our Spartan dead! Of the three hundred grant but three To make a new Thermopylae ! What, silent still? and silent all? Ah! no — the voices of the dead Sound like... "
The complete works of lord Byron with a biogr. and critical notice by J. W. Lake - Page 183
by George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1825
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Where are You Going, Hollis Jay?: A Comedy in Two Acts

Benjamin Bradford - College freshmen - 1979 - 49 pages
...BEST PART." (He opens a book and reads aloud.) What, silent still? and silent all? Ah! no; — the voices of the dead Sound like a distant torrent's fall And answer, "Let one living head, But one arise — we come, we come!" Tis but the living who are dumb. (As he closes the book.) In vain, in...
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英美名詩一百首

American poetry - 1993 - 395 pages
...blush @ for Greece a tear. Must we but weep o'er days more blest? Must we but blush? @ Our fathers bled. Earth! render back from out thy breast A remnant...Thermopylae! What, silent still? and silent all? Ah! no; @ the voices of the dead Sound like a distant torrent's fall, And answer, "Let one living head,...
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Martin Chuzzlewit

Charles Dickens - Fiction - 1994 - 762 pages
...ferryman of the Underworld, who ferried the shades of the dead across its river. 7 New Thermopylae: 'Earth! render back from out thy breast/ A remnant...hundred grant but three, / To make a new Thermopylae.' Byron, Don Juan, stanza 86. Thermopylae was the site of heroic Spartan resistance to the Persian invasion...
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The Works of Lord Byron: With an Introduction and Bibliography

George Gordon Byron - Poetry - 1994 - 860 pages
...grant bnt three, To make a new Thermopybe t 8. What, silent still? and silent all ? Ah I DO; — the voices of the dead Sound like a distant torrent's fall, And answer, "Let one living head, But one arise, — we come, we come I " Tis bat the living who are dumb. 9. In vain—in vain: strike other...
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Lawrence Durrell: Comprehending the Whole

Paige M. Bynum - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 193 pages
...blush — for Greece a tear. Must we but weep o'er days more blest? Must we but blush? — Our fathers bled. Earth! render back from out thy breast A remnant...hundred grant but three, To make a new Thermopylae! (3.86.701-30) In some of the prose notes that emerged following Byron's various travels in Greece,...
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Lord Byron: The Critical Heritage

Andrew Rutherford - Reference - 1995 - 513 pages
...play. Hear now but these, out of his whole heart : What, — silent yet? and silent all? Ah no, the voices of the dead Sound like a distant torrent's fall. And answer, 'Let one living head, But one, arise — we come — we come:' — "Tis but the living who are dumb. Resurrection, this, you see like...
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Selected Poems

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - Poetry - 1996 - 830 pages
...o'er days more blest? Must we but blush? - Our fathers bled. Earth! render back from out thy breast 40 A remnant of our Spartan dead! Of the three hundred grant but three, To make a new Thermopylae! 8 What, silent still? and silent all? Ah! no; - the voices of the dead 45 Sound like a distant torrent's...
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Midsummer Magic

Catherine Coulter - England - 1998 - 412 pages
...poetry, I understand." "As am I, my lord," Clare assured him. "Have you read this passage, my lord?" Earth! render back from out thy breast A remnant of...hundred grant but three, To make a new Thermopylae! Hawk didn't know whether to applaud or bow his head. He was spared doing neither. "I should like to...
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In Byron's Shadow: Modern Greece in the English and American Imagination

David Roessel - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 416 pages
...could not deem myself a slave . . . Must we weep o'er days more blest? Must we blush? — Our fathers bled. Earth! Render back from out thy breast A remnant...hundred grant but three, To make a new Thermopylae! (CPWV, pp. 189-90) He deemed, being on a lone isle, among friends, That without any danger of a riot,...
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Byron and Romanticism

Jerome McGann, Lucy Sarah Roberts - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 311 pages
...call to heroic action - for example, in stanza 8: What, silent still? and silent all? Ah! no; — the voices of the dead Sound like a distant torrent's fall, And answer, "Let one living head, But one arise, — we come, we come!" 'Tis but the living who are dumb. But the fact is that these martial...
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