A Classical and Topographical Tour Through Greece: During the Years 1801, 1805, and 1806, المجلد 1

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Rodwell & Martin, 1819 - 587 من الصفحات
 

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الصفحة 394 - Look once more, ere we leave this specular mount, Westward : much nearer by south-west, behold Where on the ^Egean shore a city stands, Built nobly, pure the air and light the soil, — Athens, the eye of Greece, mother of arts And eloquence, native to famous wits Or hospitable, in her sweet recess, City or suburban, studious walks and shades.
الصفحة 395 - Where on the ^Egean shore a city stands, Built nobly, pure the air, and light the soil ; Athens, the eye of Greece, mother of arts And eloquence, native to famous wits Or hospitable, in her sweet recess, City or suburban, studious walks and shades. See there the olive grove of Academe, Plato's retirement, where the Attic bird Trills her thick-warbled notes the summer long; There flowery hill Hymettus, with the sound Of bees...
الصفحة 395 - Of bees' industrious murmur, oft invites To studious musing; there Ilissus rolls His whispering stream : within the walls then view The schools of ancient sages; his, who bred Great Alexander to subdue the world, Lyceum there, and painted Stoa next...
الصفحة 370 - Daedalean art; a comely band Of youths and maidens, bounding hand in hand. The maids in soft...
الصفحة 370 - And, rapid as it runs, the single spokes are lost. The gazing multitudes admire around; Two active tumblers in the centre bound; Now high, now low, their pliant limbs they bend: And general songs the sprightly revel end.
الصفحة 91 - To obviate any of the scholars in eluding that order by preparing himself for any single word, their places were changed, and he who at one reading was in the first place, was removed a good distance in the next. Thus one lesson was enough for a whole form, how numerous soever; and, which was very convenient for the master, the boys were not constrained to come to him one after another, for every one was a master to his neighbour.
الصفحة 321 - At first sight it rather disappointed my expectations, and appeared less than its fame. The eye, however, soon became filled with the magnitude of its dimensions, the beauty of its materials, the exquisite perfection of its symmetry, and the harmonious analogy of its proportions. It is the most unrivalled triumph of sculpture and architecture that the world ever saw. The delight which it inspires on a superficial view is heightened in proportion as it is attentively surveyed. If we admire the whole...
الصفحة 370 - Of these the sides adorn'd with swords of gold, That glittering gay, from silver belts depend. Now all at once they rise, at once descend...
الصفحة 434 - THESMOTHET^E : who returned it to them with another tablet, whereon was inscribed the letter of one of the courts, as the lots had directed. These tablets they carried to the crier of the several courts signified by the letters, who thereupon gave to every man a tablet inscribed with his own name...
الصفحة 26 - Forsake the pleasing shore, and plow the deep. "And now the rising morn with rosy light Adorns the skies, and puts the stars to flight; When we from far, like bluish mists, descry The hills, and then the plains, of Italy. Achates first pronounc'd the joyful sound; Then, 'Italy!

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