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" combats of the gladiators," said he, " the sight " of men consigned to the fury of wild beasts, " were far more terrible than all our dramatic " horrors put together. These, in fact, were the " only tragedies suited to the iron nerves of the " Romans."... "
Mémorial de Sainte Hélène: journal of the private life and conversations of ... - Page 117
by Emmanuel-Auguste-Dieudonné comte de Las Cases - 1823
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The Literary Examiner: consisting of the Indicator, a review of books, and ...

Leigh Hunt - 1823 - 412 pages
...representation, would ha ve been ill calculated to rouse the feelings of the Romans, since they per• formed real tragedy in their circusses. 'The combats of the...Seneca's Medea, the chorus distinctly predicts the discovery of America, which took place 1,400 years after that drama was written. In the passage here...
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The New Monthly Magazine, Volume 8

Thomas Campbell, Samuel Carter Hall, Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton, Thomas Hood, Theodore Edward Hook, William Harrison Ainsworth - 1823
...ill-calculated to rouse the feelings of the Romans, since they performed real tragedy in their circuses. The combats of the gladiators," said he, " the sight...tragedies suited to the iron nerves of the Romans." There are many scattered sayings which mark the man. Speaking of the elements of society, he said,...
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The New Monthly Magazine, and Literary Journal, Volume 6

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1823
...Ill-calculated to rouse the feelings of the Romans, since they performed real tragedy in their circuses. The combats of the gladiators," said he, " the sight...the only tragedies suited to the iron nerves of the Uomans." There are many scattered sayings which mark the man. Speaking of the elements of society,...
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The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany, Volume 92

Literary Criticism - 1823
...rouse the feelings of the Romans, since they performed real tragedy in their circusses. " The combate of the gladiators," said he, " the sight of men consigned...tragedies suited to the iron nerves of the Romans." During his lucid intervals of health, the Emperor always continued to converse in his usual animated...
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New Monthly Magazine, Volume 8

Thomas Campbell, Samuel Carter Hall, Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton, Thomas Hood, Theodore Edward Hook, William Harrison Ainsworth - 1823
...combats of the gladiators," said he, " the sight of шеи consigned to the fury of wild beasts, were fur more terrible than all our dramatic horrors put together....tragedies suited to the iron nerves of the Romans." There are many scattered sayings which mark the man. Speaking of the elementa of society, he said,...
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The New Monthly Magazine, Volume 6

Religion - 1823
...they performed real tragedy in Ihcir circuse.s. The combats of the gladiators," said he, " thesight of men consigned to the fury of wild beasts, were...dramatic horrors put together These, in fact, were tin; only tragedies suited to the iron nerves of the Romans." There are rrrany scattered sayings which...
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The New Annual Register, Or General Repository of History, Politics, and ...

Andrew Kippis, William Godwin - English poetry - 1824
...rouse the feelings of the Romans, since they performed real tragedy in their circuses. ' The comhats of the gladiators,' said he, 'the sight of men consigned...tragedies suited to the iron nerves of the Romans.' " There are many scattered sayings which mark the man. Speaking of the elements of society, he said,...
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The Life, Exile, and Conversations of the Emperor Napoleon, Volume 4

Emmanuel-Auguste-Dieudonné comte de Las Cases - 1835
...the impression that was likely to be produced on modern taste, by the Greek chorusses, Coryphaei, &c. He next turned to Voltaire's .^Edipus, on which he...Seneca's Medea, the chorus distinctly predicts the discovery of America, which took place 1,400 years after that drama was written. In the passage here...
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The life, exile, and conversations of the Emperor Napoleon: With ..., Volume 4

Emmanuel-Auguste-Dieudonné Las Cases (comte de) - 1835
...produced on modern taste, by the Greek chorusses, Coryphaei, &c. He next turned to Voltaire's yEdipus, on which he bestowed high commendation. This piece,...Seneca's Medea, the chorus distinctly predicts the discovery of America, which took place 1,400 years after that drama was written. In the passage here...
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Memoirs of the Life, Exile, and Conversations of the Emperor Napoleon, Volume 4

Emmanuel-Auguste-Dieudonné comte de Las Cases - Biography & Autobiography - 1855
...calculated to rouse the feelings of the Romans, since they performed real tragedy in their circuses. " The combats of the gladiators, " said he, " the sight...possessed some dramatic essays, produced by Seneca. By the by, it is a curious fact, that in Seneca's Medea, the chorus distinctly predicts the discovery of America,...
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