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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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Der Philhellenismus in der westeuropäischen Literatur 1780-1830

Alfred Noe - European literature - 1994 - 236 pages
...Haroldian The Isles of Greece, inserted in Canto III of Don Juan (1818): Place me by Sunium's marbled steep Where nothing, save the waves and I, May hear our mutual murmurs sweep; There, swan-tike, let me sing and die; A land of slaves shall never be mine Dash down yon cup of Samian wine!...
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Selected Poems

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - Poetry - 1996 - 830 pages
...have a king who buys and sells; In native swords, and native ranks, 13 632 FRANCESCA OF RIMINI 15 85 Fill high the bowl with Samian wine! Our virgins dance...glowing maid, My own the burning tear-drop laves, 90 To think such breasts must suckle slaves. Place me on Sunium's marbled steep, Where nothing, save...
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Werke

Dionysios Solōmos, Hans-Christian Günther - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 304 pages
...vor (AdD). Solomos meint das Gedicht The Isles of Greece im dritten Gesang des Don Juan III 86, 15 (Fill high the bowl with Samian wine!/ Our virgins...laves,/ To think such breasts must suckle slaves); vgl. auch ibid. III 30 und 33 Solomos' Worte erinnern außerdem an ein zakynthisches Volkslied. Vgl....
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Byron and Romanticism

Jerome McGann - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 311 pages
...war and violence. But no such life is possible when the social structure is degenerate at its ground. Fill high the bowl with Samian wine! Our virgins dance...tear-drop laves, To think such breasts must suckle slaves. (<5) In such times the image of love itself becomes an occasion for swerving toward heroic values....
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Philosophy in the Ancient World: An Introduction

James A. Arieti - Philosophy - 2005 - 386 pages
...temples showed the same themes repeatedly, Figure 3. Sounion In Lord Byron's verse, "Sounion's marbled steep,/ Where nothing save the waves and I may hear our mutual murmurs sweep," is the rocky headland that rises nearly 200 feet above the sea. 24 Here stands a majestic temple of...
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胡适诗歌翻译研究

廖七一 - Poetry - 2006 - 344 pages
...hope of courage dwells; But Turkish force, and Latin fraud, Would break your shield, however broad. XV Fill high the bowl with Samian wine! Our virgins dance beneath the shade@ I see their glorious black shine; But gazing on each glowing maid, My own the burning tear-drop laves, To think such breasts must...
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