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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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Collections from the Greek Anthology

English poetry - 1833 - 372 pages
...not think of themes like these ; It made Anacreon's song divine : " Fill high the bowl with S ami an wine ! Our virgins dance beneath the shade — I see...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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Works of Lord Byron: With His Letters and Journals, and His Life, Volume 15

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron, Thomas Moore - 1833
...and Latin fraud, Would break your shield, however broad. 15. Fill high the bowl with Samian wine 1 Our virgins dance beneath the shade — I see their...tear-drop laves, To think such breasts must suckle slaves. 16. Place me on Sunium's marbled steep, Where nothing, save the waves and I, May hear our mutual murmurs...
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Tragedies: Literally Translated Into English Prose, with Notes

Sophocles - 1833
...took the hint for the last stanza of his ode to the Greek isles . — Place me on Sunium's marbled steep. Where nothing, save the waves and I, May hear our mutual murmurs weep, — There, swan-like, let me sing and die. the captured slave, I speak. Truly hadst thou been...
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National Lyrics, and Songs for Music

Felicia Dorothea Browne Hemans, Mrs. Hemans - Poetry - 1834 - 341 pages
...music to thy shore ! — Oh ! linger, seamen, linger on the oar !" ANCIENT GREEK CHAUNT OF VICTORY. Fill high the bowl with Samian wine, Our virgins dance beneath the shade. lo ! they come, they come ! Garlands for every shrine ! Strike lyres to greet them home ; Bring roses,...
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The New-England Magazine, Volume 7

Joseph Tinker Buckingham, Edwin Buckingham, Samuel Gridley Howe, John Osborne Sargent, Park Benjamin - American literature - 1834
...doing nothing, Or, bathing, nursing, making love and clothing." Lord Byron. The modern Greeks dance. " Fill high the bowl with Samian wine ! Our virgins dance beneath the shade." The Greek crouches ; — for years, he had crouched beneath the Moslem ; and now, he bows before a...
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The works of lord Byron: with his letters and journals, and his ..., Volume 15

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1835
...and Latin fraud, Would break your shield, however broad. 15. Fill high the bowl with Samian wine I Our virgins dance beneath the shade — I see their...tear-drop laves, To think such breasts must suckle slaves. i 16. Place me on Sunium's marbled steep, Where nothing, save the waves and I, May hear our mutual...
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The Elocutionist: Consisting of Declamations and Readings in Prose and ...

Jonathan Barber - Oratory - 1836 - 392 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...burning tear-drop laves, To think such breasts must nourish slaves. Place me on Sunium's marble steep — Where nothing, save the waves and I, A land of...
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Principles of elocution

William Graham (teacher of elocution.) - 1837
...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 Moral and Intellectual School Book: Containing Instructions for Reading ...

William Martin - Readers - 1838 - 348 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 dance...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,...
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Tragoudia rōmaika: Neugriechische volksgesnge, original und uebersetzung

Johannes Matthias Firmenich Richartz - 1840
...'ra notifut j-a тон &vatov TOV AqS B'cwi'. Our virgins dance beneath the hade. — I see their glorious black eyes shine; But gazing...tear-drop laves, To think such breasts must suckle slaves. (7) 'Aya)Jiat> %,o, xa ird-i\ria w Kt<f. Яе'. (8) Elvtti. ).ri&ivi>, от o Tovqxoi...
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