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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 Beauties of the British Poets: With a Few Introductory Observations...

George Croly - English poetry - 1849 - 395 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 uiarbled steep — Where nothing save the waves and I, May hear sur mutual murmurs sweep ; There, swan-like,...
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Don Juan, Volume 1

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1849
...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 beneath the shade — 15 I see their glorious black eyes shine ; But gazing on each glowing maid, My own the burning...
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The tragedies of Sophocles, in Engl. prose. The Oxford tr

Sophocles - 1849
...Byron 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. 4 Shamest thou not, knowing whence thou art extraught,...
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Beauties of the British Poets ...

George Croly - English poetry - 1850 - 395 pages
...Turkish force, and Latin fraud, Would break your shield, however broad. Fill high the bowl with Samiau wine ! Our virgins dance beneath the shade I see their...black 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 Sunium's marbled...
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Select English poetry, with notes by E. Hughes

Edward Hughes - 1851
...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,...
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The Illustrated London Reading Book

English language - 1851 - 264 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...But gazing on each glowing maid, My own the burning tear drop laves, To think such breasts must suckle slaves ! Place me on Sunium's marble steep, Where...
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The Aias of Sophocles: With Critical and Explanatory Notes

Sophocles - Greek drama - 1851 - 342 pages
...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." 1 1 59. 'l; ttt OTUS. ScilOL : {iX/iTi-^yu...
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McGuffey's Newly Revised Rhetorical Guide, Or, Fifth Reader of the Eclectic ...

William Holmes McGuffey - Readers (Elementary) - 1853 - 480 pages
...the present hour would lend Another + despot of the kind ! Such chains as his were sure to bind. 12. Fill high the bowl with Samian wine ! Our virgins...tear-drop laves, To think such breasts must suckle slaves. 13. Place me on Sunium's marble steep, Where nothing, save the waves and I, May hear our mutual murmurs...
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Beautiful poetry, selected by the ed. of The Critic, Volume 1

Beautiful poetry - 1853
...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 beneath the shade — I see their glorious black eves shine ; Place me on Sunium's marbled steep. Where nothing, save the waves and I, May hear our...
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The Practical Elocutionist: An Extensive Collection of Recitations, Selected ...

Conrad Hume Pinches - Elocution - 1854 - 444 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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