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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 Works of Mrs. Hemans, with a Memoir by Her Sister, and an Essay on Her ...

Mrs. Hemans - 1840
...music to thy shore ! — Oh ! linger, seamen, linger on the oar ! " ANCIENT GREEK CHANT OF VICTORY. "Fill high the bowl with Samian wine, Our virgins dance beneath the shade." BYRON. lo ! they come, they come ! Garlands for every shrine ! Strike lyres to greet them home : Bring...
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The Works of Mrs. Hemans, with a Memoir by Her Sister, and an Essay on Her ...

Mrs. Hemans - 1840
...music to thy shore ! — Oh ! linger, seamen, linger on the oar ! " ANCIENT GREEK CHANT OF VICTORY. "Fill high the bowl with Samian wine, Our virgins dance beneath the shade." BYRON. lo ! they come, they come ! Garlands for every shrine ! Strike lyres to greet them home : Bring...
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Chapters on the Poets of Ancient Greece

Henry Alford - BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY - 1841 - 263 pages
...serv'd—but serv'd Polycrates— A tyrant—but our masters then Were still, at least, our countrymen. "' Fill high the bowl with Samian wine! Our virgins dance...think such breasts must suckle slaves. "' Place me on Summit's marbled steep, Where nothing, save the waves and I, May hear our mutual murmurs sweep ; There,...
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The Works of Mrs. Hemans: With a Memoir of Her Life, Volume 6

Mrs. Hemans - 1841
...music to thy shore ! — Oh! linger, seamen, linger on the oar !" ANCIENT GREEK CHANT OP VICTORY. " Fill high the bowl with Samian wine, Our virgins dance beneath the shade." BTRO». lo I they come, they come ! Garlands for every shrine 1 Strike lyres to greet them home ; Bring...
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Punch, Volumes 112-113

Henry Mayhew, Mark Lemon, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman - English wit and humor - 1897
...ROSEBERT warns, bland BALFOUR craves Patience — the virtue once of slaves I Leave me on Candia's stony steep, Where nothing, save the waves and I May hear our mutual munnurings sweep. I fancy I did well to die Before that Concert could combine — Dash down yon glass...
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Book of the Poets: The Modern Poets of the Nineteenth Century

American poetry - 1842 - 490 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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The Work of Mrs. Hemans, Volume 6

Mrs. Hemans - 1842
...music to thy shore! — Oh ! linger, seamen, linger on the oar ! " ANCIENT GREEK CHANT OF VICTORY. "Fill high the bowl with Samian wine, Our virgins dance beneath the shade." BYRON. lo! they come, they come! Garlands for every shrine! Strike lyres to greet them home: Bring...
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Works: With a Memoir by Her Sister, and an Essay on Her Genius, Volume 6

Felicia Dorothea Browne Hemans - 1842
...music to thy shore! — Oh ! linger, seamen, linger on the oar ! " ANCIENT GREEK CHANT OF VICTORY. "Fill high the bowl with Samian wine, Our virgins dance beneath the shade." BYRON. lo! they come, they come! Garlands for every shrine ! Strike lyres to greet them home: Bring...
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The rhetorical reader, consisting of choice specimens of oratorical ...

John Hall Hindmarsh - 1845 - 80 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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The American Speaker: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and Exercises ...

John Frost - Elocution - 1845 - 448 pages
...mother's bore ; And there, perhaps, some seed is sown, The Heracleidan blood might own. * * * " * * Fill high the bowl with Samian wine ! Our virgins...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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