Elgin and Phigaleian Marbles, المجلد 1

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الصفحة 86 - a widow's son of the tribe of Naphtali, and his father was a man of Tyre...
الصفحة 86 - Then wrought Bezaleel and Aholiab, and every wise hearted man, in whom the LORD put wisdom and understanding to know how to work all manner of work for the service of the sanctuary, according to all that the LORD had commanded.
الصفحة 88 - For it is a day of trouble, and of treading down, and of perplexity by the Lord GOD of hosts in the valley of vision, breaking down the walls, and of crying to the mountains. 6 And Elam bare the quiver with chariots of men and horsemen, and Kir uncovered the shield.
الصفحة 121 - Epist. 86. existed a tradition that he desired to execute the Athena of the Parthenon in marble, but that the Athenians would not permit him to do so : " lidem Phidiam tulenmt quamdiu is marmore potius quam ebore Minervam fieri debere dicebat, quod diutius nitor esset mansurus ; sed ut adjecit et vilius tacere jusserunt.
الصفحة 128 - Such was the simple construction of this magnificent building, which, by its united excellences of materials, design, and decorations, was the most perfect ever executed. Its dimensions of two hundred and twenty-eight feet by a hundred and two, with a height of sixty-six feet to the top of the pediment, were sufficiently great to give an impression of grandeur and sublimity...
الصفحة 3 - Upon the Second , Division, it must be premised, that antecedently to Lord Elgin's departure for Constantinople, he communicated his intentions of bringing home casts and drawings from Athens, for the benefit and advancement of the fine Arts in this country, to Mr. Pitt, Lord Grenville,a.nd Mr.
الصفحة 79 - ... This is the proper and most natural meaning of the word, as may be seen from Taylor's remarks in Calmet's Dictionary, p. 110, of my edition.
الصفحة 2 - This part of his design he had to a certain extent executed, and many drawings and models were found in his collection. Nothing else entered into his contemplation, till he saw that many of the pieces of which his predecessors in this pursuit had taken drawings had entirely disappeared, that some of them were buried in ruins, and others converted into the materials of building. No less than 18 pieces of statuary from the western pediment had been entirely destroyed since the time when M.
الصفحة 4 - Government from whom he obtained permission did, or could so consider him, is a question which can be solved only by conjecture and reasoning, in the absence and .deficiency of all positive testimony. The Turkish ministers of that day are, in fact, the only persons in the world capable (if they are still alive) of deciding the doubt ; and it is probable that even they, if it were possible to consult them, might be unable to...
الصفحة 1 - Rome ; and his observation was, that though the Public was in possession of every thing to give them a general knowledge of the remains of Athens, yet they had nothing to convey to Artists, particularly to Students, that which the actual representation by cast would more effectually give them. Upon that suggestion, I communicated very fully with my acquaintances in London. I mentioned it to Lord Grenville, Mr. Pitt, and Mr. Dundas, upon the idea that it was of such national...

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