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" Place me on Sunium's marbled steep, Where nothing, save the waves and I, May hear our mutual murmurs sweep; There, swan-like, let me sing and die: A land of slaves shall ne'er be mine— Dash down yon cup of Samian wine! "
Specimens of Greek and Latin verse: chiefly translations - Page 12
by Charles Rann Kennedy - 1853 - 154 pages
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The Oxford entertaining miscellany, or, weekly magazine

1824
...shields, however broad. Fill high the bowl with Samian wine ! Onr virgins dance beneath the shade ; 1 see their glorious black eyes shine ; But gazing on each glowing maid, My own the burning tear drop laves, To think such breasts muni suckle slaves. Place me on Sunium's marble staep, — Where...
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The complete works of lord Byron with a biogr. and critical ..., Volumes 1-2

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1825
...hope of courage dwells; But Turkish force, and Latin fraud, \Vould break your shield, however broad. Fill high the bowl with Samian wine! Our virgins dance...think such breasts must suckle slaves. Place me on Suninm's marbled steep— • Where nothing, save the waves and I, May hear our mutual murmurs sweep;...
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Memoirs of the life and writings of lord Byron

George Clinton (biographer of Byron.) - 1825
...Turkish force, and Latin fraud. Would break your shield, however broad. Fill high Hie bowl with Samiau wine ! Our virgins dance beneath the shade — I see their glorious black eyes slrine ; But, gazing on each glowing maid, My own the burning tear-drop laves, To think such breasts...
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The works of lord Byron

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1826
...hope of courage dwells; But Turkish force, and Latin fraud, Would break your shield, bowever broad. Fill high the bowl with Samian wine! Our virgins dance...on each glowing maid, My own the burning tear-drop laveę, To think each breasts must euckle ilavci Place me on Sunium's marbled eteep — Where nothing,...
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The Works of Lord Byron: Complete in One Volume

George Gordon NoŽl Byron - 1826 - 776 pages
...shield, however broad. Fill high the bowl with Samian wine! Onr virgins dance bencalh the shade— I gee their glorious black eyes shine; But gazing on each...maid, My own the burning tear-drop laves. To think guch breasts must suckle ulavei. Plane me on Sunium's marbled steep — Where nothing, save the waves...
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The Poetical Melange

English poetry - 1828
...hope of courage dwells ; But Turkish force, and Latin fraud Would break your shield, however broad. Fill high the bowl with Samian wine ! Our virgins...such breasts must suckle slaves. Place me on Sunium's marbled steep — Where nothing but the waves and I May hear our mutual murmurs sweep : There, swau...
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Specimens of the Lyrical, Descriptive, and Narrative Poets of Great Britain ...

John Johnstone (of Edinburgh.) - English poetry - 1828 - 560 pages
...mothers bore ; And there, perhaps, some seed is sown, The Heracleidan blood might own. • • • * Fill high the bowl with Samian wine ! Our virgins...such breasts must suckle slaves. Place me on Sunium's marbled steep — Where nothing, save the waves and I, May hear our mutual murmurs sweep ; There, swan-like,...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Lord Byron

George Clinton - Poets, English - 1828 - 756 pages
...hope of courage dwells ; But Turkish force, and Latin Iram!, Would break your shield, however broad. Fill high the bowl with Samian wine ! Our virgins...eyes shine ; But, gazing on each glowing maid, My owu the burning tear-drop laves, To think such breasts must suckle slaves. Place me on Suninm's marbled...
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The Complete Works of Lord Byron: Including His Suppressed Poems ..., Volume 4

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1832
...hope of courage dwells ; But Turkish force, and Latin fraud, Would break your shield, however broad. Fill high the bowl with Samian wine ! Our virgins...such breasts must suckle slaves. Place me on Sunium's marbled steep — Where nothing, save the waves and I, May hear our mutual murmurs sweep ; There, swan-like,...
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The English Orator: a Selection of Pieces for Reading & Recitation

James Hedderwick - Oratory - 1833 - 216 pages
...hope of courage dwells; But Turkish force, and Latin fraud, Would break your shield, however broad. Fill high the bowl with Samian wine ! Our virgins...such breasts must suckle slaves. Place me on Sunium's marbled steep — Where nothing, save the waves and I, May hear our mutual murmurs sweep; There, swan-like,...
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