A Classical and Topographical Tour Through Greece: During the Years 1801, 1805, and 1806, Volume 2

Rodwell & Martin, 1819 - 587 pages

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Page 33 - And he took the blind man by the hand, and led him out of the town; and when he had spit on his eyes, and put his hands upon him, he asked him if he saw ought. 24 And he looked up, and said, I see men as trees, walking.
Page 50 - Athenae non tam operibus magnificis exquisitisque antiquorum artibus delectant, quam recordatione summorum virorum, ubi quisque habitare, ubi sedere, ubi disputare sit solitus, studioseque eorum etiam sepulcra contemplor.
Page 115 - Nam praeter angustias per quinque milia, qua exiguum iumento onusto iter est, rupes utrimque ita abscisae sunt, ut despici vix sine vertigine quadam simul oculorum animique possit. Terret et sonitus et altitude per mediam 9 vallem fluentis Penei amnis.
Page 186 - Where is thy grandeur, Corinth ? — Shrunk from sight Thy ancient treasures, and thy ramparts' height, Thy godlike fanes and palaces ! Oh, where Thy mighty myriads, and majestic fair ? Relentless war has poured around thy wall, And hardly spared the traces of thy fall !
Page 157 - Scilicet et tempus veniet, cum finibus illis agricola incurvo terram molitus aratro exesa inveniet scabra robigine pila, aut gravibus rastris galeas pulsabit inanes, grandiaque effossis mirabitur ossa sepulcris.
Page 112 - A short way further we came to a clear and cold spring, gushing with impetuosity from beneath the roots of a large platanus. It immediately enters the Peneios, from whose dusky current its limpid waters may long be discriminated. As far as this spot the vale is of narrow and contracted dimensions ; but here it is enlarged into a greater expanse. The trees which are scattered at the foot of Olympos suffer the eye to glance with delight on intervening glades of lively verdure, which are vividly contrasted...
Page 10 - For it is written in the law of Moses, Thou shalt not muzzle the mouth of the ox that treadeth out the corn.
Page 457 - Rods, hooks, and lines, composed of stout horse-hairs, And nets of various sorts, and various snares, The seine, the cast-net, and the wicker maze, To waste the watery tribes a thousand ways : A crazy boat was drawn...
Page 271 - Of goats are blown to inclose the hoarded wines : The mountain yet retains a mountain's face, And gather'd rubbish heals the hollow space. Of many wonders, which I heard or knew, Retrenching most, I will relate but few : What, are not springs with qualities...
Page 127 - ... drops, when chilly tempests blow, Thicken at first, then whiten into snow, In balls congeal'd the rolling fleeces bound, In solid hail result upon the ground. Thus, whirl'd with nervous force through distant air, The purple tide forsook his veins with fear ; All moisture left his limbs.

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