Observations on the Topography of the Plain of Troy: And on the Principal Objects Within, and Around it Described, Or Alluded To, in the Iliad. Shewing that the System of M. de Chevalier, So Long Upheld, is Founded on a Most Erroneous Topography. And Also, that the Two Sources, Denominated the Warm, and the Cold, Spring, on which His System Materially Rests, Do Not Present Any Contrast; But are Exactly Alike in Point of Temperature; that is Cold. With a Map, in which the Topography Set Forth by M. de Chevalier, is Contrasted with the Several Statements of Three Other Travellers in the Troad. Also, a Sketch of the Western Part of the Region of Mount Ida ...

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W. Bulmer and Company, 1814 - 156 من الصفحات
 

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الصفحة 53 - The business of a poet," said Imlac, "is to examine not the individual but the species, to remark general properties and large appearances; he does not number the streaks of the tulip or describe the different shades in the verdure of the forest. He is to exhibit in his portraits of nature such prominent and striking features as recall the original to every, mind and must neglect the minuter discriminations, which one may have remarked and another have neglected, for those characteristics which are...
الصفحة 53 - ... appearances ; he does not number the streaks of the tulip, or describe the different shades in the verdure of the forest. He is to exhibit in his portraits of nature such prominent and striking features, as recall the original to every mind ; and must neglect the minuter discriminations, which one may have remarked, and another have neglected, for those characteristics which are alike obvious to vigilance and carelessness.
الصفحة 78 - ... Smitten, and by the sword their corslets rang. The royal Chiefs ascending from the fleet, 30 Ulysses, Diomede, and Atreus' son Imperial Agamemnon, who had each Bled in the battle, met him on his way. For from the war remote they had updrawn Their galleys on the shore of the gray Deep, 35 The foremost to the plain, and at the sterns Of that exterior line had built the wall.
الصفحة 65 - It is evident, that the obfervations from which the mean is taken, muft generally contain more of the extremes of heat than of cold, as the former happen in the day-time, and the latter in the night, in confequence of which they will often efcape notice. There is a table conilrufled by Dr.
الصفحة 10 - The reason of /this was not so much a scarcity of men аз want of money. They adjusted the number of men to the slender store of provisions they already had, and the probability of procuring a competent subsistence in the course of the war. On their first landing they got the better in fight ; the proof is, that they could not otherwise have fortified their camp with a wall. Neither doth it appear that they exerted all their strength at once, numbers being detached for supplies of provisions, to...
الصفحة 76 - On a tall promontory shooting far Into the spacious Hellespont, that all Who live, and who shall yet be born, may view Thy record, even from the distant waves.
الصفحة 117 - Apollo. The ruins we found were rather the remains of ten temples than of one. The earth to a very considerable extent was covered by subverted and broken columns of marble granite, and of every order in architecture. Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian capitals, lay dispersed in all directions, and some of these were of great beauty.
الصفحة 61 - ... these two springs is warm, and steam rises from it as smoke from a burning fire, but the other even in summer is as cold as hail or snow, or the ice that forms on water. Here, hard by the springs, are the goodly washing-troughs of stone, where in the time of peace before the coming of the Achaeans the wives and fair daughters of the Trojans used to wash their clothes.
الصفحة 20 - ... under Tartarus, omitting none. Her oath with solemn ceremonial sworn, Together forth they went ; Lemnos they left And Imbrus, city of Thrace, and in dark clouds I Hercules.
الصفحة 5 - for it is assigned to what, in all probability, is its exact place; " as in regard to the river Scamander, and its sources, which " are thrown far back in the mountainous region behind "Troy.

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