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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 called the gods with vulgar spite To vindicate his helpless right, But bowed his comely head Down, as upon a... "
Recollections of a Literary Life, Or, Books, Places, and People - Page 330
by Mary Russell Mitford - 1853
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Lives of the Warriors of the Civil Wars of France and England: Warriors of ...

Sir Edward Cust - England - 1867
...from the works of Andrew Marvel : — " He nothing common did nor mean After that memorable scene j But with his keener eye The axe's edge did try, Nor...helpless right, But bowed his comely head Down, as it were, upon a bed." It may surprise some to find Charles the First included among the Warriors of...
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A household book of English poetry, selected with notes by R.C. Trench

Richard Chenevix Trench (abp. of Dublin) - 1868
...nothing common did or mean Upon that memorable scene, But with his keener eye The axe's edge did try; 60 Nor called the Gods, with vulgar spite, To vindicate...right; But bowed his comely head Down, as upon a bed. — This was that memorable hour 65 Which first assured the forced power: So when they did design The...
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Memoirs of Archbishop Juxon and His Times: With a Sketch of the Archbishop's ...

William Hennessey Marah - Clergy - 1869 - 242 pages
...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 bowed his comely head Down as upon a bed.' (Ode to Cromwell on his return from Ireland.) CHAPTER VI. The Restoration. — Dr. Juxon, Archbishop....
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The Cornhill Magazine, Volume 20; Volume 23

William Makepeace Thackeray - Electronic journals - 1869
...memorable scene, Bat with his keener eye The axc's edge did try -, Nor cnll'd the gods with vulgar spito To vindicate his helpless right, But bowed his comely head Down as upon a bed. Some of his later verses are tinged with a sort of despair of the Stuart dynasty, as, for instance,...
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The poetical works of Andrew Marvell [ed. by J.R. Lowell]. Repr. of the Amer. ed

Andrew Marvell - 1870
...subtile fears with hope. He wove a net of such a scope That Charles himself might chase To Carisbrook's narrow case, That thence the royal actor borne, The...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...
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The Poetical Works of Andrew Marvell: With Memoir of the Author

Andrew Marvell - 1870 - 208 pages
...subtile fears with hope, He wove a net of such a scope That Charles himself might chase To Carisbrook's narrow case, That thence the royal actor borne, The...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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Poetical Works: With Memoir of the Author

Andrew Marvell - 1870 - 208 pages
...chase To Carisbrook's narrow case, That thence the royal actor borne, The tragic scaffold might ndorn, While round the armed bands, Did clap their bloody...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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The Poetical Works of Andrew Marvell: With Memoir of the Author

Andrew Marvell - 1870 - 208 pages
...To Carisbrook's narrow case, That thence the royal actor borne, The tragic scaffold might adorn, j While round the armed bands, Did clap their bloody...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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English poems, ed. with life, intr. and selected notes by R.C. Browne, Volume 1

John Milton - 1870
...cheerfully as he was wont to tread the floor of the same hall on a mask night : ' He nothing common did, nor mean Upon that memorable scene : But with his keener...right; But bowed his comely head Down, as upon a bed.' Charles had moreover availed himself with desperate dexterity of the opportunity of standing forth...
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A Household Book of English Poetry, Issue 160

1870 - 438 pages
...common did or mean Upon that memorable scene ; But with his keener eye The axe's edge did try ; 60 Nor called the Gods, with vulgar spite, To vindicate...right; But bowed his comely head Down, as upon a bed. —This was that memorable hour 65 Which first assured the forced power : So when they did design A...
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