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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, with ..., Volume 2

Edward Gibbon - 1854
...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...vessels, and replenished with the monsters of the deep.9S In the decoration of these scenes the Roman emperors displayed their wealth and liberality...
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Essays on the drama

William Bodham Donne - 1858
...itself was shifted according to the exigencies of the performance. At one moment, it presented a vast lake covered with armed vessels, and replenished with the monsters of the deep; at another, the spectators beheld the garden of the Hesperides, or the rocks and caverns of Thrace....
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Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities

William Smith - Classical dictionaries - 1859 - 1293 pages
...different forms. At one moment it seemed to rise out of the earth, like the garden of the Heaperidcs, and was afterwards broken into the rocks and caverns...level plain, might be suddenly converted into a wide Like, covered with armed vessels, and replenished with the monsters of tho deep. In the decoration...
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Southern Literary Messenger, Volume 29

1859
...most different forms. At one time it seemed to arise out of the earth, like the garden of Hesperides, and was afterwards broken into the rocks and caverns of Thrace. The subterranean pipes contained an inexhaustible supply of water, and what had just before appeared a...
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Heads of an Analysis of Roman History: With Brief Extracts from Standard ...

Dawson William Turner - Rome - 1861 - 111 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...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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Essays on the Drama and on Popular Amusements

William Bodham Donne - Amusements - 1863 - 256 pages
...itself was shifted according to the exigencies of the performance. At one moment, it presented a vast lake covered with armed vessels, and replenished with the monsters of the deep; at another, the spectators beheld the garden of the Hesperides, or the rocks and caverns of Thrace....
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A History of the City of Rome: Its Structures and Monuments. From Its ...

Thomas Henry Dyer - Rome (City) - 1865 - 415 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...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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A history of the city of Rome, from its foundation to the end of the Middle ages

1865
...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...of the deep. In the decoration of these scenes, the Eoman emperors displayed their wealth and liberality ; and we read on various occasions that the whole...
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A History of the City of Rome, Its Structures and Monuments: From Its ...

Rome (Italy) - 1865 - 415 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...of the deep. In the decoration of these scenes, the Eoman emperors displayed their wealth and liberality ; and we read on various occasions that the whole...
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Triumphs of Ancient Architecture: Greece and Rome

William Henry Davenport Adams - Architecture, Greek - 1866 - 128 pages
...one moment it 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...with the monsters of the deep. In the decoration of the scenes the Koman Emperors displayed their wealth and liberality; and we read, on various occasions,...
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