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" That thence the Royal 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; Nor call'd the Gods,... "
The Living Age ... - Page 286
1868
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, 118. köide

1875
...to celebrate Charles's royal demeanour on the scaffold — " He nothing common did or mean Upon the 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 comely head Down...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, 118. köide

1875
...to celebrate Charles's royal demeanour on the scaffold — " He nothing common did or mean Upon the 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 comely head Down...
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King and Commonwealth: A History of Charles I. and the Great Rebellion

Bertha Meriton Cordery Gardiner, James Surtees Phillpotts, B. Cordery (Meriton) - 1876 - 399 lehte
...gentlemen who touched its edge while he was speaking ; " that may hurt me." In the words of Marvell : " He nothing common did or mean Upon that memorable...; But bow'd his comely head Down, as upon a bed." " I go from a corruptible to an incorruptible crown," he said to the bishop, " where no disturbance...
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Selections from the Writings of Lord Macaulay, 1. köide

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1876 - 475 lehte
...Charles's :h, or Cromwell's rise, is described with the most perfect skill and the t exquisite feeling. "He nothing common did or mean Upon that memorable...But with his keener eye The axe's edge did try ; Nor called the gods, with vulgar spile, To vindicate his helpless right, But bow'd his comely head Down...
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Selections from the Writings of Lord Macaulay, 1. köide

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1876 - 475 lehte
...death, or Cromwell's rise, is described with the most perfect skill and the most exquisite feeling. " He nothing common did or mean Upon that memorable...But with his keener eye The axe's edge did try ; Nor called the gods, with vulgar spite, To vindicate his helpless right, But bow'd his comely head Down...
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The Life of John Milton: Narrated in Connexion with the Political ..., 4. köide

David Masson - 1877
...whole with a loyal respect for the memory of the late King. Of Charles on the scaffold he says : — " He nothing common did or mean Upon that memorable...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 comely head Down...
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Theoretical Population Genetics

J.S. Gale - 1990 - 417 lehte
...function related to their base content; all that is required of them is a grateful exit when appropriate. He nothing common did or mean Upon that memorable...scene: But with his keener eye The axe's edge did try. While this may be so, all that can be said with certainty is that nuclear introns cannot normally code...
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The Legacy of Rome: A New Appraisal

Reader in Classical Languages and Literature Fellow Richard Jenkyns - 1992 - 479 lehte
...acting and yielding 'feminine' quality, but without excessive pathos giving eredit where eredit is due: He nothing common did or mean Upon that memorable...But with his keener eye The axe's edge did try; Nor called the Gods with vulgar spight To vindicate his helpless right, But bowed his comely head Down...
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Plots and Counterplots: Sexual Politics and the Body Politic in English ...

Richard Braverman - 1993 - 333 lehte
...his "comely head" in compliance to the axe which bespoke the "bloody hands" of Cromwell's soldiers: He nothing common did or mean Upon that memorable...scene: But with his keener eye The axe's edge did try. Shortly before the "axe's edge did try," Cromwell purportedly told Algernon Sidney "we will cut offhis...
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The Cambridge Companion to English Poetry, Donne to Marvell

Thomas N. Corns, Senior Lecturer Department of English Thomas N Corns, University of Cambridge - 1993 - 306 lehte
...better than Marvell the king's theatricalism on that extraordinary political occasion of his execution: He nothing common did or mean Upon that memorable Scene: But with his keener Eye The Axes edge did try: Nor call'd the Gods with vulgar spight To vindicate his helpless Right, But bow'd...
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