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" Hopes, long cherished, were now to be realised, or were to end in disappointment. Visions of palaces under-ground, of gigantic monsters, of sculptured figures, and endless inscriptions, floated before me. After forming plan after plan for removing the... "
Nineveh and Its Remains: With an Account of a Visit to the Chaldĉan ... - Page 25
by Sir Austen Henry Layard - 1854 - 495 pages
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Nineveh and Its Remains: With an Account of a Visit to the ..., Volume 1

Sir Austen Henry Layard - Assyria - 1849
...a copy. (See note in chap, x \i. of Sale's Koran for a story somewhat similar to that in the text.) dawned ; he had returned with six Arabs, who agreed...The ruins were no longer clothed with verdure and many-colored flowers ; no signs of habitation, not even the black tent of the Arab, was seen upon the...
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Nineveh and Its Remains: With an Account of a Visit to the ..., Volume 1

Sir Austen Henry Layard - Assyria - 1849
...a copy. (See note in chap. zzi. of Sale's Koran for a story somewhat similar to that in the text.) dawned ; he had returned with six Arabs, who agreed...work under my direction. The lofty cone and broad rnound of Nimroud broke like a distant mountain on the morning sky. But how changed was the scene since...
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The Metropolitan, Volume 56

English literature - 1849
...Awad, I rose from my carpet, and jointti him outside the hovel. The day already dawned. He had relumed with six Arabs, who agreed for a small sum to work under my directions. Then commenced the exciting research. Awad, Mr. Layard's Arab host at the hovel, had his...
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Nineveh and Its Remains: With an Account of a Visit to the Chaldaean ...

Austen Henry Layard - Nestorians - 1850 - 266 pages
...the tales to this day repeated by the * This and similar traditions are found in a work called Kussct el Nimroud, (Stories of Nimrod,) which Rich represents...scene since my former visit ! The ruins were no longer cLlLod with verdure and many-coloured flowers ; no signs of habitation, not even the black tent of...
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Nineveh and its remains: with an account of a visit of the ..., Volume 1

Sir Austen Henry Layard - Assyria - 1850
...floated before me. After forming plan after plan for removing the earth, and extricating these^reasures, I fancied myself wandering in a maze of chambers from...the morning sky. But how changed was the scene since ny former visit ! The ruins were no longer clothed with verdure and many-colored flowers ; no signs...
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Nineveh and its remains: with an account of a visit to the ..., Volume 1

Sir Austen Henry Layard - Assyria - 1850
...a copy. (See note in chap. xxi. of Sale's Koran for a story somewhat similar to that in the text.) dawned ; he had returned with six Arabs, who agreed...the morning sky. But how changed was the scene since ny former visit ! The ruins were no longer clothed with verdure and many-colored flowers ; no signs...
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Southern Quarterly Review, Volume 16

Daniel Kimball Whitaker, Milton Clapp, William Gilmore Simms, James Henley Thornwell - 1850
...active and faithful. We will let Mr. Layard himself describe the commencement of his labours next day. "The lofty cone and broad mound of Nimroud broke like...distant mountain on the morning sky. But how changed since my former visit ! The ruins were no longer clothed with verdure and many colored flowers ; no...
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A popular account of discoveries at Nineveh, abridged [from Nineveh and its ...

Austen Henry Layard (sir.) - 1851
...the night, to Selamiyah, a village three miles distant, and to some Arab tents in the neighborhood, to procure men to assist in the excavations. I had...changed was the scene since my former visit ! The rums were no longer clothed with verdure and many-colored flowers ; no signs of habitation, not even...
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A Popular Account of Discoveries at Nineveh

Austen Henry Layard - Assyria - 1852 - 360 pages
...have been forgotten, had my brain been less excited. Hopes, long cherished, were now to be realized, or were to end in disappointment. Visions of palaces...The ruins were no longer clothed with verdure and many-colored flowers ; no signs of habitation, not even the black tent of the Arab, were seen upon...
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A Popular Account of Discoveries at Nineweh

Sir Austen Henry Layard - Nineveh (Extinct city) - 1852 - 360 pages
...The day already dawned ; he had returned with six Arabs, who agreed for a small sum to work under mv direction. The lofty cone and broad mound of Nimroud...The ruins were no longer clothed with verdure and many-colored flowers ; no signs of habitation, not even the black tent of the Arab, were seen upon...
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