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" 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 comely head Down, as upon a bed. "
Lives of the Illustrious: (the Biographical Magazine). - Page 275
1852
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Memoirs of Prince Rupert, and the Cavaliers: Including Their ..., Volume 3

Eliot Warburton - Great Britain - 1849
...bands Did clasp their bloody hands : He nothing common did, or mean, After that memorable scene ; But with his keener eye The axe's edge did try ; Nor called...right, But bowed his comely head Down, as upon a bed." 1 • 1 Aubrey de Vere, in poetry worthy of the time and the VOL. III. DD 402 MEMOIRS AND CORRESPONDENCE...
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Notes and Queries, Volume 87

Questions and answers - 1893
...among the gems of English poetry :— He nothing common did nor mean Upon that memorable tcene, But with his keener eye The axe's edge did try ; Nor called...right, But bowed his comely head Down as upon a bed. It was not an obvious thought that a stanza of four linee would match a three-line stanza. If we count...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1907
...have penned these pathetic Unes : — He nothing common did or mean Upon that memorable scene, But with his keener eye The axe's edge did try ; Nor called...vulgar spite, To vindicate his helpless right ; But bow'd his comely head Down, as upon a bed. Such evidence as this, to which more might be added, is...
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OLD PORTRAITS

JOHN G WHITTIER - 1850
...common did or mean Upon that memorable scene, But with his keener eye The axe's edge did try : JVbr called the gods, with vulgar spite, To vindicate his...! But bowed his comely head. Down, as upon a bed. This was that memorable hour, Which first assured the forced power ; So when they did design The Capitol's...
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Old Portraits and Modern Sketches

John Greenleaf Whittier - Authors - 1850 - 304 pages
...did or mean Upon that memorable scene, But with his keener eye The axe's edge did try: Abr calif d the gods, with vulgar spite, To vindicate his helpless...right! But bowed his comely head, Down, as upon a bed. This was that memorable hour, Which first assured the forced power; So when they did design The Capitol's...
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Original memoranda,etc

Robert Southey - Anecdotes - 1850
...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 Bpight To vindicate his helpless right ! But bowed his comely head Down as upon a bed." A x I>H i \\...
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Royal visits and progresses to Wales, and the border counties

Edward Parry - 1851
...aimed bands Did clasp their bloody hands, He nothing common did or mean Upon the memorable scene : But with his keener eye The axe's edge did try ; Nor called...right, But bowed his comely head Down, as upon a bed." OLIVER CROMWELL, although not a royal person, may in some respects be looked upon as such. During the...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or Books, Places and People

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1851 - 558 pages
...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...right; But bowed his comely head Down, as upon a bed. And he who wrote this was Cromwell's Latin Secretary ! and Cromwell's other Latin Secretary was Milton...
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Southey's common-place book. Ed. by J.W. Warter, Volume 4

Robert Southey - Anecdotes - 1851
...armed bands Did clap their bloody hands ; Ho 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 spight To vindicate his helpless right ! But bowed his comely head Down as upon a bed." ANDREW MARVELL....
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Lives of Northern Worthies, Volume 1

Hartley Coleridge - Biography - 1852 - 389 pages
...memorable 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 bowed his comely head Down, as upon a bed. This was that memorable hour, Which first assured the forced power ; So when they did design The capitol's...
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