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" The temple and the village were deeply bosomed in a thick grove of laurels and cypresses, which reached as far as a circumference of ten miles and formed in the most sultry summers a cool and impenetrable shade. A thousand streams of the purest water... "
Sir A. Henry Layard, G.C.B., D.C.L.: Autobiography and Letters from His ... - Page 228
by Sir Austen Henry Layard, William Napier Bruce (ed.), Sir Arthur John Otway (bart.), Sir Arthur John Otway - 1903
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The history of the decline and fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 4

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1781
...and impenetrable made. A thoufand ftreams of the pureft \vater, iffuing from every hill, preferved the verdure of the earth, and the temperature of the air ; the fenfes were gratified with harmonious founds and aromatic odours ; and the peaceful grove was confecrated...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 3

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1804
...a circumference of ten miles, and formed in the most sultry summers a cool and impenetrable shade. A thousand streams of the purest water, issuing from...consecrated to health and joy, to luxury and love. The vigorous youth pursued, like Apollo, the object of his desires; and the blushing maid was warned,...
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The history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire, Volume 4

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1806
...Constantine, are compared in the Exposijtio totius Mun.li, p. 6. Kudum, G-ograph. Minor, tom. iii. CHAP. earth, and the temperature of the air ; the senses were gratified with harmonious sounds and arc, inatic odours ; and the peaceful grove was consecrated to health and joy, to luxury and love....
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The history of the decline and fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 4

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1811
...(Hudson, Geograph. Minor, tom. iii). CHAP. earth, and the temperature of the air ; the senses J^l'ğlU were gratified with harmonious sounds and aromatic...consecrated to health and joy, to luxury and love. The vigorous youth pursued, like Apollo, the object of his desires ; and the blushing maid was warned,...
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The history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire, Volume 3

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1816
...aimers a cool and impenetrable shade. A thousand streams of the purest water, issuing from every bill, preserved the verdure of the earth, and the temperature...consecrated to health and joy, to luxury and love. The vigorous youth pursued, like Apollo, the object of his desires ; and the blushing maid was warned,...
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An Encyclopaedia of Gardening, Comprising the Theory and Practice of ...

John Claudius Loudon - Gardening - 1822 - 1469 pages
...composed of laurels and cypress, which formed in the most sultry summers a cool and impenetrable shade. A thousand streams of the purest water issuing from...consecrated to health and joy, to luxury and love." Decline und Fall of the Roman Empire, chap. xiii. We learn little or nothing of the details of Persian...
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Gibbon's History of the decline and fall of the Roman empire, repr ..., Volume 2

Edward Gibbon - 1826
...a circumference of ten miles, and formed in the most sultry summers a cool and impenetrable shade. A thousand streams of the purest water, issuing from every hill, preserved CHAP, the venlure of the earth, and the temperature of the _1 1. air; the senses were gratified with...
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History of Roman Literature from Its Earliest Period to the Augustan Age ...

John Colin Dunlop - Latin literature - 1827
...hue and odour, interspersed with statues of the most exquisite workmanship, pure, streams of water preserved the verdure of the earth and the temperature of the air ; and while, on the one hand, the distant prospect caught the eye, on the other, the close retreat...
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De Catilinae conjuratione belloque Jugurthino historiae

Sallust, Charles Anthon - Rome - 1829 - 386 pages
...every hue and odour, interspersed with statues of the most exquisite workmanship, pure streams of water preserved the verdure of the earth, and the temperature of the air; and while, on the one hand, the distant prospect caught the eye, on the other, the closf retreat invited...
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On the revenues of the Church of England; exhibiting the rise and progress ...

George Coventry - 1830
...a circumference of ten miles, and formed in the most sultry summers a cool and impenetrable shade. A thousand streams of the purest water, issuing from...consecrated to health and joy, to luxury and love. The vigorous youth pursued, like Apollo, the object of his desires; and the blushing maid was warned,...
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