Geographia Classica, Or, The Application of Antient Geography to the Classics

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Carey and Lea, 1831 - 262 halaman

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Halaman 161 - Thammuz came next behind, Whose annual wound in Lebanon allured The Syrian damsels to lament his fate In amorous ditties, all a summer's day; While smooth Adonis from his native rock Ran purple to the sea, supposed with blood Of Thammuz yearly wounded...
Halaman 97 - Mercuri, facunde nepos Atlantis, qui feros cultus hominum recentum voce formasti catus et decorae more palaestrae, te canam, magni lovis et deorum nuntium curvaeque lyrae parentem, callidum quidquid placuit iocoso condere furto.
Halaman 261 - The variety of topics is of course vast, and they are treated in a manner which is at once so full of information and so interesting, that the work, instead of being merely referred to, might be regularly perused with as much pleasure as profit.
Halaman 261 - ... enterprise, and the beautiful and faithful style of its execution, the hazard of the undertaking, bold as it was, will be well compensated ; and our libraries will be enriched by the most generally useful encyclopedic dictionary that has been offered to the readers of the English language.

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