The Mythology of Ancient Greece and Italy

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G. Bell and Sons, 1877 - 508 Seiten
 

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Seite 128 - 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...
Seite 11 - Cruden's Concordance to the Old and New Testament, or an Alphabetical and Classified Index to the Holy Bible, specially adapted for Sunday School Teachers, containing nearly 54,000 references. Thoroughly revised and condensed by Gt. H. II ASSAY. Fcap. 2s. Perowne (Canon). The Book of Psalms. A New Translation, with Introductions and Notes, Critical and Explanatory.
Seite 4 - His laborious comparison of twenty languages, though never published, bore fruit in his own mind, and his training placed him both in knowledge and judgment far in advance of Johnson as a philologist. Webster's ' American Dictionary of the English Language 'was published in 1828, and of course appeared at once in England, where successive re-editing hat as yet kept it in the highest place as a practical Dictionary.
Seite 256 - The birds their quire apply ; airs, vernal airs, Breathing the smell of field and grove, attune The trembling leaves, while universal Pan, Knit with the Graces and the Hours in dance, Led on the eternal Spring.
Seite 48 - The star that bids the shepherd fold Now the top of heaven doth hold ; And the gilded car of day His glowing axle doth allay In the steep Atlantic stream ; And the slope sun his upward beam Shoots against the dusky pole ; Pacing toward the other goal Of his chamber in the east.
Seite 10 - Forty Days in the Desert on the Track of the ISRAELITES ; or, a Journey from Cairo to Mount Sinai and Petra. By WH BARTLETT.
Seite 11 - Is one of those works which demand from critics and from the public, before attempting to estimate Its merits in detail, an unqualified tribute of admiration. The first glance tells us that the book Is one on which the leisure of a busy lifetime and the whole resources of an enthusiastic author have been lavished without stint.
Seite 391 - I sit by and sing, Or gather rushes, to make many a ring For thy long fingers; tell thee tales of love; How the pale Phoebe, hunting in a grove, First saw the boy Endymion, from whose eyes She took eternal fire that never dies ; How she...
Seite 14 - A clear, bold, distinctive type enables the reader to take In at a glance the arrangement and divisions of every page. And Mrs. Lankester has added to the technical description by the editor an extremely interesting popular sketch, which follows in smaller type. The...
Seite 14 - Botany,' when finished, will be exhaustive of the subject, and worthy of the branch of science it illustrates In turning over the charmingly executed hand-coloured plates of British plants which encumber these volumes with riches, the reader cannot help being struck with the beauty of many of the humblest flowering weeds we tread on with careless step. We cannot dwell upon many of the individuals grouped in the splendid bouquet of flowers presented in these pages, and it will be sufficient to state...

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