The Shores and Islands of the Mediterranean, Volumen 2

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Fisher, Son & Company, 1840 - 156 páginas

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Página 99 - Howbeit every nation made gods of their own, and put them in the houses of the high places which the Samaritans had made, every nation in their cities wherein they dwelt.
Página 60 - Not that fair field Of Enna, where Proserpine gathering flowers, Herself a fairer flower, by gloomy Dis Was gather'd, which cost Ceres all that pain To seek her through the world...
Página 72 - Sublime tobacco ! which from east to west Cheers the tar's labour or the Turkman's rest ; Which on the Moslem's ottoman divides His hours, and rivals opium and his brides ; Magnificent in Stamboul, but less grand, Though not less loved, in Wapping or the Strand ; Divine in hookas, glorious in a pipe, When tipp'd with amber, mellow, rich, and ripe ; Like other charmers, wooing the caress More dazzlingly when daring in full dress ; Yet thy true lovers more admire by far...
Página 26 - " sequitur fortunam, ut semper, et odit damnatos. idem populus, si Nurtia Tusco favisset, si oppressa foret secura senectus 75 principis, hac ipsa Seianum diceret hora Augustum. iam pridem, ex quo suffragia nulli vendimus, effudit curas ; nam qui dabat olim imperium fasces legiones omnia, nunc se continet atque duas tantum res anxius optat, 80 panem et circenses."
Página 60 - And, as the Cretan labyrinth of old, With wandering ways, and many a winding fold, Involved the weary feet, without redress, In a round error, which denied recess ; So fought the Trojan boys in warlike play, Turn'd and return'd, and still a different way.
Página 48 - The Tyrians, landing near this holy ground, And digging here, a prosperous omen found : From under earth a courser's head they drew, Their growth and future fortune to foreshow. This fated sign their foundress Juno gave Of a soil fruitful and a people brave.

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