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" In the centre of the edifice, the arena, or stage, was strewed with the finest sand, and successively assumed the most different forms. At one moment it seemed to rise out of the earth, like the garden of the Hesperides, and was afterwards broken into... "
A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities - Page 84
edited by - 1873 - 1293 pages
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 55

Ralph Griffiths, G. E. Griffiths - English imprints - 1777
...'iS'ereui forms. A: one jnoment it ict-uitd u> tue out out of the earth, like the garden of the Hefperides, and was afterwards broken into the rocks and caverns of Thrace. The fubterraBeous pipes conveyed an inexhauftible fupply of water; and what liad juli before appeared a...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 2

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1806
...different forms. At one moment it seemed to rise out of the earth, like the garden of the Hesperides, and was afterwards broken into the rocks and caverns...deep *. In the decoration of these scenes, the Roman em* perors displayed their wealth and liberality; and we reacl on various occasions, that the whole...
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Sporting Magazine: Or, Monthly Calendar of the Transactions of ..., Volume 39

Hunting - 1812
...different forms. At one moment it seemed to rise out of the earth, likt the garden of the Hesperides, and was afterwards broken into the rocks and caverns...what had just before appeared a level plain, might suddenly be converted into a wide lake, covered with armed vessels, and replenished with monsters of...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1814 - 407 pages
...seemed to rise out of the earth, like the garden of the Hesperides ; at another, it exhibited the rugged rocks and caverns of Thrace. The subterraneous pipes...a level plain, might be suddenly converted into a vi ide lake, covered with armed vessels, and replenished with the monsters of the deep. In the decorations...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1816
...different forms. At one moment it seemed to rise out of the earth, like the garden of the Hesperides, and was afterwards broken into the rocks and caverns...suddenly converted into a wide lake, covered with armed 92 Maffei, 1. ii. c. 2. The height was very touch exaggerated by the ancients. It reached almost to...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1817 - 407 pages
...rise out of the earth, like the garden of the Hesperides ; at another, it exhibited the rugged roeks and caverns of Thrace. The subterraneous pipes conveyed...replenished with the monsters of the deep. In the decorations of these scenes the Roman Emperors displayed their wealth and liberality ; and we read,...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces, in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1819 - 360 pages
...seemed to rise out of the earth, like the garden of the Hesperides ; at another, it exhibited the rugged rocks and caverns of Thrace. The subterraneous pipes...replenished with the monsters of the deep. In the decorations of these scenes, the Roman emperors displayed their wealth and liberality ; and we read,...
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Lessons in elocution, or, A selection of pieces in prose and verse: for the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1820 - 384 pages
...rie out of the earth, like the garden of the Hesperides; at another, it exhibited the rugged racks and caverns of Thrace. The subterraneous pipes conveyed...converted into a wide lake, covered with armed vessels, anil replenished with the monsters of the deep. In the decoraiions ot these scenes the Roman Emperors...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 2

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1820
...different forms. At one moment it seemed to rise out of the earth, like the garden of the Hesperides, and was afterwards broken into the rocks and caverns...supply of water; and what had just before appeared a level-plain might be suddenly converted into a wide lake, covered with armed vessels, and replenished...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces, in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1820 - 407 pages
...seemed to rise out ofthe earth, like the garden of the Hesperides ; at another, it exhibited the ragged rocks and caverns of Thrace. The subterraneous pipes...; and what had just before appeared a level plain, mightbe suddenly converted into a wide lake, covered with armed vessels, and replenished with the monsters...
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