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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! "
Tragedies: Literally Translated Into English Prose, with Notes - Page 382
by Sophocles - 1833
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 10

England - 1821
...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,...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...
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Don Juan, Cantos III, IV, and V

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1821 - 218 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, 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 — Thus sung,...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 10

Scotland - 1821
...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,...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...
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The works of ... lord Byron, Volumes 9-10

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1821
...My own the burning tear - drop laves, To think such breats must suckle slave. . Place me on Suniums 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 — • LXXXVII....
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The Babbler; or, Weekly literary and scientific intelligencer, Volume 1

1822
...on each glowing maid, My own the burning tear-drop laves, To think such breasts must suckle slave«. 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 near be mine— DaŁ h down...
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The Tragedies of Sophocles, Volume 2

Sophocles - 1823
...haughtily? whither having marched, where made his stand, where I did not? » It was probably from these Hues that Lord Byron took the hint for the last stanza...marbled steep, Where nothing, save the waves and I, May bear our mutual murmurs weep,— There, swan-like, let me siug and die." " " Shamest thou not, knowing...
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Don Juan. Cantos i. to v. [by lord Byron].

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1823
...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,...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...
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The Beauties of Byron,: Consisting of Selections from His Works

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1824 - 212 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,...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...
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The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction

1824
...the burning tear-drop laves, To think such breasts must suckle slaves. Place me on Sunium's marble 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...
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The cabinet; or The selected beauties of literature [ed. by J ..., Volume 1

Cabinet - Literature - 1824 - 420 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, save the waves and 1 May hear our mutual murmurs sweep ; There, swan-like, let me sing and die : A land of slaves shall...
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