Travels in Northern Greece, Τόμος 1 (Google eBook)

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J. Rodwell, 1835
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Σελίδα 233 - one of the darkest and deepest of the glens of Greece : on either side rise perpendicular rocks, in the midst of which are little intervals of scanty soil, bearing holly-oaks, ilices, and other shrubs, and which admit
Σελίδα 397 - The Pasha's avaricious disposition carries him to such a length, that he never allows any wornout piece of furniture, or arms or utensils to be thrown away, but lays them in places well known to him, and would discover the loss of the smallest article. In the dirty passages and
Σελίδα 234 - The river in the pass is deep and rapid, and is seen at the bottom falling in many places in cascades over the rocks, though at too great a distance to be heard, and in most places inaccessible to any but
Σελίδα 125 - namely, a triangle on the slope of a pyramidal hill, bordered on either side by a torrent flowing in a deep ravine, and having a summit convenient for an acropolis. The citadel was generally the apex of the triangle, and often itself, therefore, of a triangular form, but when the summit of the hill was level, the citadel was sometimes oval,
Σελίδα 94 - Procedo et parvam Trojam, simulataque' magnis Pergama et arentem Xanthi cognomine rivum Agnosco, Scaeaeque amplector limina portae.
Σελίδα 94 - Ante urbem in luco, falsi Simoentis ad undam Libabat cineri Andromache manisque vocabat Hectoreum ad tumulum
Σελίδα 234 - view of the higher summits of the two mountains covered with oaks, and at the summit of all with pines. Here the road is passable only on foot, by a perilous ledge along the side of the mountain of Suli ; terminating at a narrow opening, where the
Σελίδα 127 - The only remains of a public edifice within the walls of this capital of one of the most influential people in Greece, and which, when
Σελίδα 292 - Kraniá, a Vlakhiote village of fifty neat cottages, pleasantly situated in an opening of the forest, amidst fields of maize and other corn, fenced with a well-made palisading. The scene has an appearance of comfort and successful industry seldom seen in Greek or Turkish villages
Σελίδα 272 - The Latin words are not so numerous as in Italian or Spanish, but the flexions and the auxiliary verbs, in some of their forms, are less changed than in any of the daughters of the

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