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" Did clap their bloody hands. He nothing common did or mean Upon that memorable scene, But with his keener eye The axe's edge did try; Nor call'd the Gods, with vulgar spite, To vindicate his helpless right But bow'd his comely head Down, as upon a bed. "
Works of Lord Byron: With His Letters and Journals, and His Life - Page 209
by George Gordon Byron Baron Byron, Thomas Moore - 1833
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The Monthly anthology, and Boston review, Volumes 6-7

1809 - 878 pages
...round the armed bands Did clap their bloody hands, He nothing common did or mean, Upon that memorable scene ; But with his keener eye, The axe's edge did try, Nor call'd the gods with vulgar spite To vindicate his helpless right, But bow'd his comely head Down as upon a beil. SIR RICHARD STEELE....
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Relics of Literature

Reuben Percy - 1823 - 442 pages
...round the armed bands Did clasp their bloody hands, He nothing common did, or mean, Upon that memorable scene ; But, with his keener eye, The axe's edge did try, Nor call'd the gods, with vulgar spite, To vindicate his helpless right, But bow'd his comely head Down as upon a bed." THE SENSE OF...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - 1824 - 1062 pages
...round the armed bands Did clap their bloody hands, He nothing common did or mean Upon that memorable ast, or morrow's next design, But of offence and trouble, w called the Gods, with vulgar spite, To. vindicate his helpless right; But bowed his comely head Down,...
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The Works of Lord Byron: With His Letters and Journals, and His Life, Volume 12

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron, Thomas Moore - 1832 - 346 pages
...round the armed bands Did clap their bloody hands, He nothing common did, or mean, Upon that memorable scene ; But with his keener eye The axe's edge did...vulgar spight To vindicate his helpless right, But bow'd his comely head Do\vn, as upon a bed." — E.] Defy all codes to image or to name them ; Then,...
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The trials of Charles the first, and of some of the regicides

Charles I (King of England) - 1832 - 372 pages
...describes, writes of this scene: • — • " He nothing common did nor mean After that memorable scene ; But with his keener eye The axe's edge did try : Nor call'd the gods, with vulgar spite, To vindicate his helpless right ; But bow'd his comely head Down as upon a bed." Ode to Cromwell,...
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The Trials of Charles the First: And of Some of the Regicides

1832 - 372 pages
...what he describes, writes of this scene : — " He nothing common did nor mean After that memorable scene ; But with his keener eye The axe's edge did try : Nor call'd the gods, with vulgar spite, To vindicate his helpless right; But bow'd his comely head Down as upon a bed." Ode to Cromvielt,...
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The Works of Lord Byron: With His Letters and Journals, and His Life, Volume 12

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron, Thomas Moore - 1835 - 348 pages
...office ! Strike as I struck the foe ! Strike as I would Have struck those tyrants ! Strike deep ;w my curse ! Strike, — and hut once ! "— Qu. Rev,...how'd his comely head Down, as upon a hed."— E.] VOL. XII. P Defy all codes to image or to name them ; Then, when of Cyprus, now thy subject kingdom,...
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The Modern Dunciad: Virgil in London and Other Poems

George Daniel - 1835 - 366 pages
...Marvel, described the royal martyr to Puritanism: " He nothing common did or mean After that memorable scene; But with his keener eye The axe's edge did try ; Nor call'd the gods, with vulgar spite, To vindicate his helpless right; But bow'd his comely head, Down as upon a bed !" The infidel...
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The Modern Dunciad: Virgil in London and Other Poems

George Daniel - 1835 - 366 pages
...Marvel, described the royal martyr to Puritanism : " He nothing common did or mean After that memorable scene ; But with his keener eye The axe's edge did try ; Nor call'd the gods, with vulgar spite, To vindicate his helpless right ; But bow'd his comely head, Down as upon a bed !" The infidel...
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The Modern Dunciad: Virgil in London and Other Poems

George Daniel - 1835 - 376 pages
...Marvel, described the royal martyr to Puritanism : " He nothing common did or mean After that memorable scene ; But with his keener eye The axe's edge did try ; Nor call'd the gods, with vulgar spite, To vindicate his helpless right ; But bow'd his comely head, Down as upon a bed !" The infidel...
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