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" While 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 called the gods with vulgar spite To vindicate his helpless right, But bowed his... "
Source-book of English History: For the Use of Schools and Readers - Page 250
by Elizabeth Kimball Kendall - 1900 - 483 pages
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The Monthly anthology, and Boston review

1809
...Ode upon Cromwell's return from Ireland." While round the armed bands Did clap their bloody hands, He nothing common did or mean, Upon that memorable...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...
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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volume 7

David Phineas Adams, Samuel Cooper Thacher - 1809
...Ode upon Cromwell's return from Ireland." While 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 spitf To vindicate his helpless right, But...
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The New monthly magazine and universal register. [Continued as] The New ...

1834
...the " Royal Actor," for so he also styles him, even in addressing Cronlwell. Marvel speaks : — " He nothing common did or mean Upon that memorable...scene; But, with his keener eye, The axe's edge did trye. Nor called the gods, with vulgar spite, t To vindicate his helpless right ; But bowed his comely...
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Relics of Literature

Reuben Percy - Autographs - 1823 - 400 pages
...execution of the monarch, he says : — " While round the armed bands Did clasp their bloody hands, He nothing common did, or mean, Upon that memorable...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 THE...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...actor borne, The tragic scaffold might adorn. While round the armed bands Did clap their bloody hands, 'd , not as I oft am wont, of thee, Works of day past,...mine ear one call'd me forth to walk With gentle This was that memorable hour, Which first assured the forced power ; So when they did design The Capitol's...
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The Works of Lord Byron: With His Letters and Journals,

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron, Thomas Moore, John Wright - 1832
...magnificent lines on Charles I. : •— " While round the armed bands Did clap their bloody hands, He nothing common did, or mean, Upon that memorable...But with his keener eye The axe's edge did try; Nor call'd the Gods with vulgar spight To vindicate his helpless right, But bow'd his comely head Do\vn,...
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The Trials of Charles the First: And of Some of the Regicides

Charles I (King of England) - Regicides - 1832 - 338 pages
...have witnessed 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...
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Biographia Borealis: Or, Lives of Distinguished Northerns

Hartley Coleridge - Biography - 1833 - 732 pages
...borne, The tragic scaffold might adorne, While round the armed bands, Did clap their bloody hands : He nothing common did, or mean, Upon that memorable scene; But with his keener ege, The axe's edge did trge. Nor calfd the Gods with vulgar spight, To vindicate his helplessc right...
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Works of Lord Byron: With His Letters and Journals, and His Life, Volume 12

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron, Thomas Moore - 1833
...round the armed hands Did clap their hloody hands, He nothing common did, or mean, Upon that memorahle scene ; But with his keener eye The axe's edge did try; Nor call'd the Gods with vulgar spight To vindicate his helpless right, But how'd his comely head Down,...
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The modern Dunciad; Virgil in London and other poems [by G. Daniel].

George Daniel - 1835
...patriot, Andrew 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...
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