Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" 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
Full view - About this book

The Household Book of Poetry

Charles Anderson Dana - 1878 - 28 pages
...borne, The tragic scaffold might adorn. While round the armed bands Did clap their bloody hands, Ho nothing common did or mean Upon that memorable scene...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...
Full view - About this book

A Yankee in Canada: With, Anti-slavery and Reform Papers

Henry David Thoreau - Québec (Province) - 1879 - 286 pages
...himself, and his sword is pure spirit also. " He nothing common did or mean Upon that memorable scene, Nor called the gods with vulgar spite, To vindicate his helpless right ; But bowed hia comely head Down as upon a bed." What a transit was that of his horizontal body alone, but just...
Full view - About this book

The English Poets: Ben Jonson to Dryden

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1880
...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...
Full view - About this book

The English Poets, Volume 2

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1880
...case, That thence the royal actor borne The tragic scaffold might adorn, While round the armed bands, But with his keener eye The axe's edge did try ; Nor...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...
Full view - About this book

The English Poets: Selections

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1880
...case, That thence the royal actor borne The tragic scaffold might adorn, While round the armed bands, But with his keener eye The axe's edge did try ; Nor...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...
Full view - About this book

English Odes

English poetry - 1881 - 259 pages
...Hampton shews what part He had of wiser art. Where, twining subtle fears with hope, He wove a net of such a scope That Charles himself might chase To Carisbrooke's...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...
Full view - About this book

An Account of the Ancient Town of Frodsham in Cheshire

William Beamont - Cheshire (England) - 1881 - 272 pages
...thought honest Andrew Marvel, who, after witnessing the King's death, wrote upon it thus — While around the armed bands Did clap their bloody hands. He nothing...right, But bowed his comely head Down, as upon a bed. CHAPTER XX. THE INTERREGNUM. AFTER the said tragedy, which had been enacted at Whitehall, the Parliament,...
Full view - About this book

Appletons' Journal, Volume 11

Art - 1881
...celebrate the king's fate were written by a political foe. It is Andrew Marvell who says of Charles : " He nothing common did or mean ' Upon that memorable...right, But bowed his comely head Down as upon a bed." Bas. Cowley speaks in a higher strain, though, of the monarch — "... to whom alone was given The...
Full view - About this book

John Inglesant: A Romance, Volume 1

Joseph Henry Shorthouse - 1881 - 445 pages
...scaffold might adorn, While round the armed bands Did clap their bloody hands : 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." The Republican, Andrew Marvell. VOL. I. T CHAPTEE XV. INGLESANT remained in the Tower for several months...
Full view - About this book

English odes, selected by E.W. Gosse

sir Edmund William Gosse - 1881
...: He nothing common did or mean Upon that memorable scene, But with his keener eye The axe's ed_ge did try : Nor called the Gods, with vulgar spite,...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...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF