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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 Poets and Poetry of England: In the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - Authors, English - 1845 - 504 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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A Hand-book for Travellers in the Ionian Islands, Greece, Turkey, Asia Minor ...

John Murray (Firm) - Greece - 1845 - 408 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 Iğ May hear our mutual murmurs sweep ; 1 here, swan-like,...
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The general reciter; a unique selection of the most admired and popular ...

General reciter - 1845
...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...think such breasts must suckle slaves, Place me on Sunmm's marbled steep — Where nothing, save the waves and I, May hear our mutual murmurs sweep ;...
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Short Patent Sermons, Volume 1

Elbridge Gerry Paige - American essays - 1845
...to one another, and prevent being wedded forever to wo. So mote it be ! WINE — SLAVERY. TEXT. — Fill high the bowl with Samian wine ! Our virgins...tear-drop laves To think such breasts must suckle slaves. Mr HEARERS — these are the words of my friend Lord Byron, whom ' a few gin' and a too hasty pursuit...
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The Poets and Poetry of England: In the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - Authors, English - 1846 - 504 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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Poetry for Home and School ...

Anna Cabot Lowell - 1846
...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...tear-drop laves, To think such breasts must suckle slaves. 28 EXPOSTULATION AND REPLY. Place me on Sunium's marbled steep, — Where nothing, save the waves and...
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The Works of Lord Byron: With His Letters and Journals and His Life, Volume 15

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron, Thomas Moore - 1847
...of courage dwells ; But Turkish force, and Latin fraud, Would break your shield, however broad. 15. Fill high the bowl with Samian wine ! Our virgins...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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The Elocutionary Reader; Or, Rhetorical Class Book

Hugh Gawthrop - Recitations - 1847 - 12 pages
...Turkish force, and Latin fraud, Would break your shield, however broad. Fill high the bowl with Samiaii wine ! Our virgins dance beneath the shade — I see...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-...
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Howitt's Journal of Literature and Popular Progress, Volume 1

William Howitt - 1847
...And how natural the feeling of a high-minded Greek, in the days of his country's degradation, — " Our virgins dance beneath the shade; I see their glorious black eyes shine ; — But gazing on eneh glowing maid, Mine own the burning tear-drop laves, To think snch breasts must suckle slaveĞ...
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The Select Poetical Works

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1848 - 406 pages
...dwells ; But Turkish force, and Latin fraud, Would break your shield, however broad. Fill high the howl with Samian wine ! Our virgins dance beneath the shade...their glorious black eyes shine ; But, gazing on each glpwing maid, My own the burning tear-drop laves, To think such breasts must suckle slaves. Place me...
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