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" Place me on Sunium's marbled steep, Where nothing, save the waves and I, May hear our mutual murmurs sweep; There, swan-like, let me sing and die: A land of slaves shall ne'er be mine— Dash down yon cup of Samian wine! "
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英美名詩一百首

American poetry - 1993 - 395 pages
...on each glowing maid, My own the burning tear-drop laves, To think such breasts must suckle slaves. Place me on Sunium's marbled steep, Where nothing,...swan-like, let me sing and die: A land of slaves shall ne'er be mine @ Dash down yon cup of Samian wine! 黑幽幽蚌于流瞄閃霎; 我凝視每個姑娘窈窕,...
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Selected Poems

George Gordon Byron - Poetry - 1993 - 106 pages
...burning tear-drop laves, To think such breasts must suckle slaves. 16 Place me on Suniums marbled steep, There, swan-like, let me sing and die: A land of slaves shall ne'er be mine— Dash down yon cup of Samian wine! 'When a Man Hath No Freedom to Fight for at Home'...
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Der Philhellenismus in der westeuropäischen Literatur 1780-1830

Alfred Noe - European literature - 1994 - 236 pages
...his otherwise Haroldian The Isles of Greece, inserted in Canto III of Don Juan (1818): Place me by Sunium's marbled steep Where nothing, save the waves and I, May hear our mutual murmurs sweep; There, swan-tike, let me sing and die; A land of slaves shall never be mine Dash down yon cup of Samian wine!...
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Selected Poems

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - Poetry - 1996 - 830 pages
...each glowing maid, My own the burning tear-drop laves, 90 To think such breasts must suckle slaves. Place me on Sunium's marbled steep, Where nothing,...murmurs sweep; There, swan-like, let me sing and die: 95 A land of slaves shall ne'er be mine Dash down yon cup of Samian wine! Francesco. of Rimini From...
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Europe: A History

Norman Davies - Europe - 1996 - 1365 pages
...a dissolving dream. Above all, there was the young Lord Byron dreaming about The Isles of Greece': Place me on Sunium's marbled steep Where nothing save...mutual murmurs sweep. There, swan-like, let me sing and die.The Romantics wrote on Greece with beguiling genius; and it is not surprising that they can 'tease...
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Clear Light of Day

Anita Desai - Fiction - 1980 - 182 pages
...aloud to her from Byron: 'Place me on Sunium 's marbled steep, Where nothing, save the waves and 1, May hear our mutual murmurs sweep: There, swan-like, let me sing and die: A land of slaves shall ne'er be mine: Dash down yon cup ofSamian wine.' and tell her the story of Byron's fight for Greek...
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Byron and Romanticism

Jerome McGann, James Soderholm - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 311 pages
...option of suicide. Such is also the option toward which "The Isles of Greece" makes its final gesture. Place me on Sunium's marbled steep, Where nothing,...swan-like, let me sing and die: A land of slaves shall ne'er be mine — Dash down you cup of Samian wine. (16) As in the later lyric, when the poet here...
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Philosophy in the Ancient World: An Introduction

James A. Arieti - Philosophy - 2005 - 386 pages
...Greek temples showed the same themes repeatedly, Figure 3. Sounion In Lord Byron's verse, "Sounion's marbled steep,/ Where nothing save the waves and I may hear our mutual murmurs sweep," is the rocky headland that rises nearly 200 feet above the sea. 24 Here stands a majestic temple of...
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胡适诗歌翻译研究

廖七一 - Poetry - 2006 - 344 pages
...each glowing maid, My own the burning tear-drop laves, To think such breasts must suckle slaves. XVI Place me on Sunium's marbled steep, Where nothing,...swan-like, let me sing and die; A land of slaves shall ne'er be mine@ Dash down yon cup of Samian wine! 八大 韩 天 ( 1 ) 杀 人 者 自 谓 能 死人...
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From Stonehenge to Samarkand: An Anthology of Archaeological Travel Writing

Brian Fagan - Religion - 2006 - 291 pages
...exotic places, like Lord Byron's Greece and Napoleon Bonaparte's Egypt. Place me on Sunium's marble steep, Where nothing save the waves and I May hear...murmurs sweep; There, swan-like, let me sing and die. BYRON1 Don Juan CHAPTER FOUR Greece Bespoiled he grand tour took the young and wealthy to Rome and...
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