Excursions in the Mediterranean

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1836
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Stranica 67 - Persians' grave, I could not deem myself a slave. A king sate on the rocky brow Which looks o'er sea-born Salamis; And ships by thousands lay below, And men in nations; — all were his! He counted them at break of day, And when the sun set, where were they?
Stranica 90 - You have the Pyrrhic dance as yet; Where is the Pyrrhic phalanx gone? Of two such lessons, why forget The nobler and the manlier one?
Stranica 75 - Tis a grand sight from off the Giant's Grave To watch the progress of those rolling seas Between the Bosphorus, as they lash and lave Europe and Asia, you being quite at ease. There's not a sea the passenger e'er pukes in, Turns up more dangerous breakers than the Euxine.
Stranica 244 - Slow sinks, more lovely ere his race be run, Along Morea's hills the setting sun: Not, as in northern climes, obscurely bright, But one unclouded blaze of living light!
Stranica 259 - Est in conspectu Tenedos, notissima fama Insula, dives opum, Priami dum regna manebant, Nunc tantum sinus et statio male fida carinis.
Stranica 299 - These volumes are so replete with what Is valuable, that were we to employ опт entire journal, we could, after all, afford but a meagre indication of their Interest and worth. It is. Indeed, a lasting memorial of eminent literary exertion, devoted to a subject of great Importance, and one dear, not only to everv scholar, but to every reader of intelligence to whom the truth of history is an object of consideration.
Stranica 239 - Tsenarii chlamydem de sanguine aheni ; and for a cavern, which was supposed to be one of the entrances to the infernal regions.
Stranica 57 - Close to the sea, and in parts even covered by its waters, are the foundations of a variety of buildings...
Stranica 11 - And callous save to crime ; Stain'd with each evil that pollutes Mankind, where least above the brutes ; Without even savage virtue blest — Without one free or valiant breast. Still to the neighbouring ports they waft Proverbial wiles, and ancient craft ; In this the subtle Greek is found, For this, and this alone, renown'd.
Stranica 193 - ... that the ashes of those whom they buried there were left in peace. We might also make mention, more at length, of a tomb which was found at the point Beni Isa in 1761, having on its face a Phoenician inscription, which Sir William Drummond thus translates : " The interior room of the tomb of jEnnibal, illustrious in the consummation of calamity. He was beloved. The people, when they are drawn up in order of battle, weep for JEunibal the son of Bar Malek.

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