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39. “Siste Viator-heroa calcas !" was the epitaph on the famous Count Merci ;-what then must be our feelings when standing on the tumulus of the two hundred (Greeks) who fell on Marathon?
END OP NOTES TO CANTO 11.
CHILDE HAROLD'S PILGRIMAGE...
Awaking with a start,
Flung from the rock, on Ocean's foam, to sail (prevail.
O'er which all heavily the journeying years
Forgetfulness around me it shall seem
With airy images, and shapes which dweli
In strength to bear what time cannot abate, si
Fire from the mind as vigour from the limb;
Secured in guarded coldness, he had mix'd
Fit speculation! such as in strange land
Ou with the giddy circle, chasiug 'Time,