The History of the Arts and Sciences of the Antients, Under the Following Heads: Agriculture, Commerce, Architecture and Architects, Sculpture and Sculptures, Painting and Painters, Musick and Musicians, the Art Military, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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J.and F. Rivington, 1768 - History, Ancient
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Page 43 - At fecura quies, & nefcia fallere vita, Dives opum variarum ; at latis otia fundis, Speluncae, vivique lacus; at frigida Tempe, Mugitufque bourn, mollefque fub arbore
Page 43 - And rural pleafures crown his happinefs. Unvex'd with quarrels, undifturb'd with noife, The country-king his peaceful realm enjoys: Cool grots, and living lakes, the flow'ry pride Of meads, and
Page 42 - for winter's nights provide, And without noife will overfee His children and his family; And order all things till he come, Sweaty, and over-labour'd, home
Page 43 - and to homely fare. Nor venerable age is wanting there In great examples to the youthful train: Nor are the Gods ador'd with rites prophane.
Page 122 - to fet them, and in carving of timber, to work in all manner of
Page 43 - repofe at night. Wild beafts of nature in his woods abound, And youth, of labour patient, plough the ground, Inur'd, to
Page 25 - no lefs induftrious in the cultivation of the vine, than in that of corn, though they applied themfelves to it later.
Page 22 - to poifon himfelf, if the expected fleets did not arrive before the expiration of that time. They came, and

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