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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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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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The Forest, the Jungle, and the Prairie; Or, Scenes with the Trapper and the ...

William Henry Davenport Adams - Voyages and travels - 1873 - 506 pages
...of the Hesperides, and was afterward broken into the rocks and caverns of Thrace. The subterranean pipes conveyed an inexhaustible supply of water ;...with the monsters of the deep. In the decoration of the scenes, the Roman emperors displayed their wealth and liberality; and we read, on A MAGNIFICENT...
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The Maritime Monthly, Volume 3

1874
...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...lake, covered with armed vessels, and replenished with monsters of the deep. In the decoration of these scenes, the Roman Emperors displayed their wealth...
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The Maritime Monthly, Volume 4

1874
...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...what had just before appeared a level plain, might suddenly be converted into a wide lake, covered with armed vessels, and replenished with the monsters...
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History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - 1875
...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...plain, might be suddenly converted into a wide lake, co\ered with armed " See Maffei. Verona lUustrata, p. iv. 1. ic 2. " Maffei, 1. ii. c. 2. The height...
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History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1875 - 1303 pages
...like the garden of the Hesperides, and was afterwards broken into the rocks and caverns of "Horace. The subterraneous pipes conveyed an inexhaustible...suddenly converted into a wide lake, covered with armed 81 See Maffei, Verona Illustrata, p. iv. 1. ic 2. 92 Maffei, 1. ii. c. 2. The height was very much...
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The Confessions

Saint Augustine (Bishop of Hippo.) - 1876 - 416 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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A History of Rome

Rome - 1878 - 515 pages
...rise out of the earth, like the garden of the Hesperides, and was afterwards broken into the rocks end 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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A History of Rome

Robert Fowler Leighton - Rome - 1878 - 521 pages
...different forms. At one moment it seemed to rfse 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 anned vessels and replenished with the monsters of the deep. In the decorations of these scenes, the...
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A History of Rome

Robert Fowler Leighton - Rome - 1878 - 521 pages
...different forms. At one moment it seemed to rise out of the earth, like the garden of the H'-^perides, and was afterwards broken into the rocks and caverns...subterraneous pipes conveyed an inexhaustible supply o' water ; and what had Just before appeared a level plain might be suddenly converted into a wide...
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