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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... "
Lectures on the British Poets - Page 259
by Henry Reed, William Bradford Reed - 1860
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The Monthly anthology, and Boston review

1809
...Protector Cromwell, entitled, " An Horatian Ode upon Cromwell's return from Ireland." While round the armed bands Did clap their bloody hands, He nothing common...vulgar spite To vindicate his helpless right, But bow'd his comely head Down as upon a beil. SIR RICHARD STEELE. To the anecdotes which Johnson mentions...
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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volume 7

David Phineas Adams, Samuel Cooper Thacher - 1809
...Protector Cromwell, entitled] " An Horatian Ode upon Cromwell's return from Ireland." While round the armed bands Did clap their bloody hands, He nothing common...Upon that memorable scene ; But with his keener eye, The'axe's edge did try, Nor call'd the gods with vulgar spitf To vindicate his helpless right, But...
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The New monthly magazine and universal register. [Continued as] The New ...

1834
...the " Royal Actor," for so he also styles him, even in addressing Cronlwell. Marvel speaks : — " He nothing common did or mean Upon that memorable...scene; But, with his keener eye, The axe's edge did trye. Nor called the gods, with vulgar spite, t To vindicate his helpless right ; But bowed his comely...
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Relics of Literature

Reuben Percy - Autographs - 1823 - 400 pages
...Cromwell. Alluding to the execution of the monarch, he says : — " While round the armed bands Did clasp their bloody hands, He nothing common did, or mean,...vulgar spite, To vindicate his helpless right, But bow'd his comely head THE SENSE OF THE NATION. IN the year 1710, a pamphlet of ninety-one pages was...
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Relics of Literature

Reuben Percy - Autographs - 1823 - 400 pages
...Cromwell. Alluding to the execution of the monarch, he says :— " While round the armed bands Did clasp their bloody hands, He nothing common did, or mean, Upon that memorable scene; The axe's edge did try, Nor call'd the gods, with vulgar spite, To vindicate his helpless right, But,...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...narrow case; That thence the royal actor borne, The tragic scaffold might adorn. While round the armed ever pass'd) have dream'd, If dream'd , not as I oft...morrow's next design, But of offence and trouble, w called the Gods, with vulgar spite, To. vindicate his helpless right; But bowed his comely head Down,...
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The Works of Lord Byron: With His Letters and Journals,

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron, Thomas Moore, John Wright - 1832
...Heber did not quote Andrew Marvell's magnificent lines on Charles I. : •— " While round the armed bands Did clap their bloody hands, He nothing common...axe's edge did try; Nor call'd the Gods with vulgar spight To vindicate his helpless right, But bow'd his comely head Do\vn, as upon a bed." — E.] Defy...
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The Trials of Charles the First: And of Some of the Regicides

Charles I (King of England) - Regicides - 1832 - 338 pages
...have witnessed what he describes, writes of this scene : — " He nothing common did nor mean After that memorable scene ; But with his keener eye The...vulgar spite, To vindicate his helpless right; But bow'd his comely head Down as upon a bed." Ode to Cromvielt, an his Return from Ireland1 History of...
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Biographia Borealis: Or, Lives of Distinguished Northerns

Hartley Coleridge - Biography - 1833 - 732 pages
...narrow case ; That thence the royal actor borne, The tragic scaffold might adorne, While round the armed bands, Did clap their bloody hands : He nothing common...mean, Upon that memorable scene; But with his keener ege, The axe's edge did trge. Nor calfd the Gods with vulgar spight, To vindicate his helplessc right...
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Works of Lord Byron: With His Letters and Journals, and His Life, Volume 12

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron, Thomas Moore - 1833
...round the armed hands Did clap their hloody hands, He nothing common did, or mean, Upon that memorahle scene ; 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 how'd his comely head Down, as upon a hed." — E.] Defy...
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