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" And through his side the last drops, ebbing slow From the red gash, fall heavy, one by one, Like the first of a thunder-shower; and now The arena swims around him, — he is gone, Ere ceased the inhuman shout which hailed the wretch who won. He heard... "
New National Third Reader - Page 378
by Charles Joseph Barnes - 1884 - 240 pages
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Cyclopædia of English literature, Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...hailed the wretch who won. He heard it, hut he heeded not ; his eyes Were with his heart, and that ivas ; T/ttve were his young barbarians all at play, There was their Dacian mother — he, their sire, Butchered...
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Elements of Rhetoric and Literary Criticism: With Copious Practical ...

James Robert Boyd - 1844 - 306 pages
...arena swims around him — he is gone, Kre ceased the inhuman shout which hail'd the wretch who won He heard it, but he heeded not — his eyes Were with his heart, and that was far away ; He reck'd not of the life he lost nor prize, But where his rude hut by the Danube lay, There were his...
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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1845
...arena swims around him — he is gone, Ere ceased the inhuman shout which hailed the wretch who won. He heard it, but he heeded not — his eyes Were with...lay — There were his young barbarians all at play, 1 These beautiful lines have often been quoted as an instance of the superior range of poetry, compared...
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Letters from Italy

Joel Tyler Headley - 1845 - 224 pages
...expression of the figure, and when the " inhuman shout" rung over the arena to his victor, you know " He heard it but he heeded not — his eyes Were with...recked not of the life he lost nor prize, But where his rud« hut by the Daunbe lay, There were his young barbarians all at play, There was their Dacian mother...
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English Literature and Irish Politics

Matthew Arnold - 1973 - 486 pages
...'Will no one tell me what she sings?' 5 so from Byron, too, at his best, there will come such verse as 'He heard it, but he heeded not; his eyes Were with his heart, and that was far away.' Of verse of this high quality, Byron has much; of verse of a quality lower than this, of a quality...
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Literature and Nationalism

Vincent Newey, Ann Thompson - 1991 - 286 pages
...unexpected) we are taken from the eye-spectacle of public death to the interior vision of a heart: He heard it, but he heeded not — his eyes Were with his heart, and that was far away; He reck'd not of the life he lost nor prize, But where his rude hut by the Danube lay There were his young...
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O Pioneers!

Willa Cather - 2003 - 416 pages
...The lines read ". . . he is gone, / Ere ceased the inhuman shout which hailed the wretch who won. / He heard it, but he heeded not — his eyes / Were with his heart, and that was far away; . . . where his rude hut by the Danube lay" (IV, stanzas 140-41). 75.2 1 the "Jewel" song: From Charles...
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The Works of Lord Byron: With an Introduction and Bibliography

George Gordon Byron - 1994 - 860 pages
...he is gone, Ere ceased the inhuman shoot which hail' Л the wretch who won. CXLI. He heard it, bat d those who fought for conquest reok'd not of the life he lost nor prize, Bat where his rode hat by the Danube lay, There were his...
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Lord Byron: The Critical Heritage

Andrew Rutherford - 1995 - 513 pages
...Will no one tell me what she sings? so from Byron, too, at his best, there will come such verse as He heard it, but he heeded not; his eyes Were with his heart, and that was far away. Of verse of this high quality, Byron has much ; of verse of a quality lower than this, of a quality...
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Gladiators

Michael Grant - 1995 - 128 pages
...The arena swims around him -he is gone, Ere ceased the inhuman shout which hailed the wretch who won. He heard it, but he heeded not - his eyes Were with...his young barbarians all at play, There was their Dacian mother - he, their sire, Butchered to make a Roman holiday. While African boys raked over the...
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