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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 buried cities of Campania, or, Pompeii and Herculaneum, their history ...

William Henry Davenport Adams - Herculaneum (Extinct city) - 1868 - 282 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...these 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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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1868
...moment it seemed to rise out of the earth, like the garden of the Hespcridos, and was afterwards bnAen into the rocks and caverns of Thrace. The subterraneous pipes conveyed an mexhaustible supply of water ; and what had just before appeared a level plain, might be suddenly convened...
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The Buried Cities of Campania, Or, Pompeii and Herculaneum: Their History ...

William Henry Davenport Adams - Herculaneum (Extinct city) - 1869 - 282 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...these 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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Selections from the less known latin poets

North Pinder - Latin poetry - 1869 - 552 pages
...Creverunt. * At one moment tire arena seemed to rise out of the earth like the garden of the Hesperides, and was afterwards broken into the rocks and caverns...of water, and what had just before appeared a level 453 -,YC. ..' COR " O felix Corydon, quem non tremebunda senectus 55 Impedit ! o felix, quod in haec...
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Selections from the less known latin poets

North Pinder - Latin poetry - 1869 - 552 pages
...uno 6s Et Martis vultus et Apollinis esse putavi. plain might be suddenly converted into a wide like, covered with armed vessels, and replenished with the monsters of the deep,' Gibbon 1. с. Ср. Martial De Spect. 21-3,4. 58. Numen, the emperor: cp. Virg. EI 42 ' Nee tarn praesentcs...
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Beeton's Dictionary of universal information; comprising a complete summary ...

Samuel Orchart Beeton - 1870
...diflerent forms. At one moment it seemed to rise out of the earth like the garden of the Hecprridee, and was afterwards broken into the rocks and caverns...just before appeared a level plain might be suddenly сояverted into a wide lake, covered with armed теязеЬ and replenished with the monaters of...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1871
...difficult subject with all possible clearness, and like an arclutect, as well ni an anti qoarian. Tessela, and replenished with the monsters of the deep." In...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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The martyrs of the Coliseum; or, Historical records of the ... amphitheatre ...

Augustine J. O'Reilly - 1871
...rocks and caverns of Thrace. Subterranean pipes conveyed an inexhaustible supply of water, and what just before appeared a level plain, might be suddenly...converted into a wide lake covered with armed vessels to delight the people with nautical entertainments. CHAPTER III. THE ENTERTAINMENTS AND SPECTACLES...
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Temples, tombs, and monuments of ancient Greece and Rome

William Henry Davenport Adams - Architecture, Greek - 1871 - 307 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 Thrace. The subterranean pipes conveyed an inexhaustible supply of water ; and what had just before appeared a...
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Anthologia Anglica, a new selection from the English poets from Spenser to ...

Anthologia Anglica - 1873
...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. On the decoration of these scenes, the Koman emperors displayed their wealth and liberality ; and we...
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