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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... "
The Cambridge History of English Literature: Cavalier and Puritan - Page 179
edited by - 1911
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Notes and Queries

Questions and answers - 1893
...are« 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...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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Southey's Common-place book, Volume 4

Robert Southey - Literary Criticism - 1850
...CABEW'S Survey of ConueaB. Charles the First. " WHILE round the armed bands Did clap their bloody hands ; He nothing common did or mean Upon that memorable...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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Old Portraits and Modern Sketches

John Greenleaf Whittier - Authors - 1850 - 304 pages
...actor borne, The tragic scaffold might adorn, 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: Abr calif d the gods, with vulgar spite, To vindicate his helpless right! But bowed his comely head,...
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OLD PORTRAITS

JOHN G WHITTIER - 1850
...actor borne, The tragic scaffold might adorn, 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 : JVbr called the gods, with vulgar spite, To vindicate his helpless right ! But bowed his comely head....
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or Books, Places and People

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1851 - 558 pages
...actor borne The tragic scaffold might adorn. While round the armed bands Did clap their bloody hands, He nothing common did or mean Upon that memorable...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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Royal visits and progresses to Wales, and the border counties

Edward Parry - 1851
..." While round, the 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...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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Southey's common-place book. Ed. by J.W. Warter

Robert Southey - 1851
...Survey of Conuraii. Charles the First " WHILE round the armed bands Did clap their bloody hands ; Ho nothing common did or mean Upon that memorable scene...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 the Illustrious: (the Biographical Magazine)., Volume 3

Biography - 1852
...monarch his pity and respect. f[e nothing common did or mean, ^- ' ; Upon that memorable scene ; 13ut with his keener eye, ' • The axe's edge did try...right ! But bowed his comely head Down, as upon a bed. If we may take Marvell's ode on Cromwell's return from Ireland, from which we have quoted, as au authority,...
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Lives of Northern Worthies, Volume 1

Hartley Coleridge, Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Yorkshire (England) - 1852 - 389 pages
...actor borne, The tragic scaffold might adorn, While rmmd 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 bowed his comely head Down,...
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King Charles the First: A Dramatic Poem

Archer Gurney - 1852 - 254 pages
...Heaven for thee, Great Charles, they owe. \TI7HILE 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,...
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