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A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities - Page 84
edited by - 1873 - 1293 pages
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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
...seemed to rise out ofthe earth, like the garden of the Hesperides ; at another, it exhibited the rugged rocks and caverns of Thrace. The subterraneous pipes conveyed an inexhaustible supply cf water; and what bad just before appeared a levelpiain, mightbs suddenly converted into a wide lake,...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1821
...antiquarian. seemed to rise out of the earth, like the garden of the Hesperides, and was afterward broken into the rocks and caverns of Thrace. The subterraneous...vessels, and replenished with the monsters of the deep.0 In the decoration of the scenes, the Roman emperors displayed their wealth and liberality ;...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, a Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse for the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1823 - 372 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 - Diccion - 1825 - 372 pages
...to rise out of the earth, like the garden of the Hesperides ; ?it 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 - 1829 - 407 pages
...exhibited the rugged rocks and caverns of Thrace. The subterraneous pipes conveyed an inexbaustable supply of water; and what had just before appeared...replenished with the monsters of the deep. In the decorations of these scenes, the Roman Enaperours displayed their wealth and liberality; and we read,...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 3

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1837 - 1256 pages
...iubjtrct and Liu tw .uchitcct, aa well w an ui(i. C>.k>c- --li. &i. 75. These llnci Vc curi<nu, and the Thrace. The subterraneous pipes conveyed an inexhaustible...vessels, and replenished with the monsters of the dcep.!':' In the decoration of these scenes, the Roman emperors displayed their wealth and liberality;...
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Rome, as it was Under Paganism, and as it Became Under the Popes

John Miley - Rome (Italy) - 1843
...quick succession. 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...vessels, and replenished with the monsters of the deep. As to the decoration of the scenes, we read, on various occasions, that the whole furniture of the...
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The History of the Roman Emperors: From Augustus to the Death of ..., Volume 2

Robert Lynam - Emperors - 1850
...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...with the monsters of the deep. In the decoration of the scenes, the Roman emperors displayed their wealth and liberality ; and we read on various occasions,...
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The History of the Roman Emperors: From Augustus to the Death of Marcus ...

Robert Lynam - Emperors - 1850 - 587 pages
...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...with the monsters of the deep. In the decoration of the scenes, the Roman emperors displayed their wealth and liberality ; and we read on various occasions,...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1850
...very difficult subject with all possible clearness, and like an architect, as well as an antiqi:ariau. vessels, and replenished with the monsters of the...scenes, the Roman emperors displayed their wealth and liberality ; and we read on various occasions that the whole furniture of the amphitheatre consisted...
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