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" The poet who describes the games of Carinus, in the character of a shepherd attracted to the capital by the fame of their magnificence, affirms that the nets designed as a defence against the wild beasts were of gold wire ; that the porticoes were gilded;... "
A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities - Page 84
edited by - 1873 - 1293 pages
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 2

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1806
...against the wild beasts, were of gold wire ; that the porticoes were gilded, and that the belt or circle which divided the several • ranks of spectators...studded with a precious Mosaic of beautiful stones J. In the midst of this glittering pageantry, the AD2»4. emperor Carinus, secure of his fortune, enjoyed...
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Sporting Magazine: Or, Monthly Calendar of the Transactions of ..., Volume 39

Hunting - 1812
...against wild beasts, were of golden wire ; that the porticos were gilded, and that the belt or circle which divided the several ranks of spectators from each other, was studded with a most beautiful mosaic of precious stones. In the midst of this glittering pageantry, the emperor Carinus,...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1814 - 407 pages
...against the wild beasts, were of gold wire ; that the porticos were gilded ; and that the belt or circle, which divided the several ranks of spectators from...studded with a precious mosaic of beautiful stones. II. — Reflections on Westminster Abbey, — SPECTATOR. WHEN I am in a serious humor, I very often...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1817 - 407 pages
...against the wild beasts, were of gold wire ; that the porticos were gilded ; and that the belt or circle, which divided the several ranks of spectators from...other, was studded with a precious mosaic of beautiful stenes. \\.-Refiection9 on Westminster Abbey. — SPECTATOR. WHEN I am in a serious humor, I very often...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces, in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1819 - 360 pages
...the wild beasts, were of gold wire ; that the porticoes were gilded ; and that the belt or circle, which divided the several ranks of spectators from...studded with a precious mosaic of beautiful stones. II. — Reflections on Westminster Abbey.. WI1EN I am in a serious humor, I very often walk by myself...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces, in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott, John Walker, James Burgh - Elocution - 1820 - 407 pages
...against the wild beasts, were of gold wire ; that the porticos were gilded ; and that the belt or circle, which divided the several ranks of spectators from...studded with a precious mosaic of beautiful stones. II. — Reflections on Westminster Abbey, — SPECTATOR. WHliN 1 am in a serious humor, 1 very often...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, a Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse for the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1823 - 372 pages
...against the wild beasts, were of gold wire ; that the porticos were gilded ; and that the belt or circle, which divided the several ranks of spectators from...studded with a precious mosaic of beautiful stones. II. — Reflections on Westminster Abbey. WHEN I am in a serious humour, I very often walk by myself...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1829 - 407 pages
...against the wild beasts, were of gold wire; that the porticos were gilded ; and that the belt or circle, which divided the several ranks of spectators from each other, was studded with precious mosaic of beautiful Stones. II. — Reflections on Westminster Abbey. — SPEcTATOR. WHEN...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 102, Part 1; Volume 151

Early English newspapers - 1832
...superfluous to premise that their debate was unavailing. "The belt or circle which divided the several ranks from each other, was studded with a precious mosaic of beautiful stones."' One of these epithets might certainly have been spared ; when we had been told » Ch. xli. vol. 7....
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History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - 1840 - 1303 pages
...wire ; that the porticoes were gilded, and that the belt or circle which divided the several r.-nrks of spectators from each other, was studded with a precious Mosaic of beautiful stones.» ADS84. In the midst of this glittering pageanÉfept. 12. trVi ,he ernperor Carinus, secure of his fortune,...
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